Al-Shaheen wins silver of World Pool Championship

– Kuwait’s Deputy Director General of the Public Authority of Sports, Dr. Saqr Al-Mulla, on Saturday congratulated Omar Al-Shaheen on winning silver medal at the World Pool Championship, recently held in London.

In a press release upon Al-Shaheen’s arrival to Kuwait, Al-Mulla hailed Kuwait’s players, pointing out that this medal reflects the country’s ability to compete in various sports, regionally and internationally.

Al-Mulla also conveyed congratulations of Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Abdurrahman Al-Mutairi to Al-Shaheen.

On his part, Al-Shaheen said that he tried to snatch the title from the seeded one player, the Austrian Albin Ouschan, who won 13-9.

Al-Shaheen voiced his happiness on securing the silver medal nonetheless, as he is the first Arab player to do so in a World Championship.

Source: Kuwait News Agency