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Athlete Mohammad Al-Hajri.
Kuwait wins taekwondo gold in Sweden

15 Feb 2013
Kuwait, February 12: Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reports on the success of Mohammad Al-Hajri, who won a gold medal in the junior category of the Taekwondo Trelleborg Open 2013 held in Sweden. The head of Kuwait sports club's delegation, Waleed Al-Mershad, said Al-Hajri won the medal after displaying some outstanding skills in the Korean martial art.

The official lauded the performance of the Kuwaiti team as a whole in an international competition which saw the participation of 1,130 Taekwondo practitioners from 45 countries and regions.

The official said the team would stay in Sweden to train for an upcoming competition in Fujairah state, UAE, on February 27.

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