The start of the third Gulf Games in Kuwait
The futsal team had joined the Saudi mission in Kuwait, after the end of its training camp, which was held in the eastern region, and lasted for 5 days, which represented the last stage before participating in the third Gulf Sports Games 2022, which was held in the State of Kuwait from 14 Until May 23rd.
The Kingdom will participate in the third Gulf Games “Kuwait 2022”, which is scheduled to start next Friday in the Kuwaiti capital, Kuwait, with the participation of all the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council, and will continue until the end of May. Bahrain national team at five in the evening next Sunday.
The Kingdom will participate in this tournament with more than 250 male and female players, who will participate in the games (futsal (men and women), basketball 5 x 5 for men, basketball 3 x 3 for women, athletics (men and women), and padel (men and women). e-sports (men and women), cycling (men and women), swimming, table tennis, tennis, ice hockey, archery, handball, judo, karate, volleyball, and fencing for men.
The Supreme Organizing Committee of the Games had allocated 12 facilities to host the competitions, including the headquarters of the Kuwait Olympic Committee, the Crowne Plaza Hotel, the Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammed Aquariums Complex, Sheikh Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Hall, Ahmed Al-Rashdan Track and Field, and Sheikh Jaber Al-Abdullah International Tennis Complex. The Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Ranges Complex, the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Bridge, the Kuwait Aquatic Club, Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah Halls, Al-Yarmouk Sports Club, and Kuwait Sports Club.
It is noteworthy that the Kingdom topped the general rankings of the (Dammam 2015) session with 115 various medals (57 gold, 35 silver and 23 bronze), the UAE is second with a total of 73 various medals (26 gold, 20 silver and 27 bronze), and Qatar is third with 59 medals (11 gold 17 silver) and 31 bronze), Bahrain is fourth with 43 medals (7 gold, 20 silver and 16 bronze), and Oman is fifth with 29 medals (4 gold, 13 silver and 12 bronze).
In the 2011 Manama Games, Kuwait topped the general standings with 41 medals (22 gold, 11 silver and 8 bronze), Qatar second with a total of 27 medals (10 gold, 12 silver and 5 bronze), Bahrain third with 23 medals (10 gold, 7 silver and 6 bronze), and the UAE Fourth with 26 medals (5 gold, 12 silver and 9 bronze), Saudi Arabia fifth with 32 medals (4 gold, 9 silver and 19 bronze), and Oman sixth with 14 medals (4 gold, the same silver, and 6 bronze).