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U.A.E. HONOURS KUWAIT’S AL-DAIHANI AS ARAB SPORTS FIGURE 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, – The Mohammad bin Rashed Al-Maktoum Creative Sports award, has named Kuwait’s shooter, Fheid Al-Daihani, as one of the distinguished and creative Arab sports figures, of the year 2016.

Al-Daihani was chosen by the award’s council of secretaries, for his remarkable achievement, winning the gold medal, in the men’s double trap competition of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil last Aug.

The council has also chosen Jordan’s Taekwondo athlete, Ahmad Abughaush, for the award, after he won the gold medal in Taekwondo at Rio’16, and Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein, President of the Jordan Football Association and West Asian Football Federation, for his recent significant efforts at FIFA, in addition to his constant demands for implementing transparency in FIFA.

It has also chosen UAE’s Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashed Al-Maktoum, President of the Al-Nasr Club, for his efforts in the development of sports in his country, and his support of disability sports, sea sports, and equestrian sports.

The award honours individuals, teams, and establishments, that demonstrate creativity in the field of sports.-

Source: Nam News Network