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Kuwaiti athlete wins at Monaco powerboating awards

Kuwaiti athlete wins at Monaco powerboating awards

By Staff Writer - March 19, 2018

Photo: Facebook Union Internationale Motonautique/Vittorio Ubertone
Photo: Facebook Union Internationale Motonautique/Vittorio Ubertone

The Union Internationale Motonautique, the international governing body of powerboating, honoured the Kuwaiti multi-time world jet ski champion, Yousef Alabdulrazzaq, as the global top winner for 2017 at a ceremony held in Monaco on Saturday, March 17.

Alabdulrazzaq told Kuwait News Agency on Sunday said he was honoured to represent the Kuwaiti Flag at such a high-level international sports event. He dedicated the accomplishment to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who have accorded him fatherly care and support.

The Kuwaiti Ambassador to France and Monaco, Sami Suleiman, took part in the ceremony on behalf of Minister of Commerce, Industry, and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Khaled Al-Roudhan. The Kuwaiti Government, through the Ministry of Youth Affairs, provides support for Kuwaiti athletes.

Alabdulrazzaq has won the world jet ski championship at least seven times. The ceremony in Monaco brought together sports VIPs and Olympic federations.


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