KUWAIT: In the swimming competition organized by Youth India Kuwait as a relief from the summer heat, Fahaheel Zone emerged as winners. Farwaniya zone became the runners-up. The swimming competition which was held at Qadisiya Ultimate Soccer Academy on Friday at 3.30 pm was inaugurated by KIG Acting President Faisal Manjeri. Exciting competitions then took place between swimmers from Farwaniya, Abbasiya, Fahaheel and Salmiya zones.
Ramshad of the Fahaheel Zone became the champion in 25m free style competition. George Kutty Joseph of Fahaheel zone and George Joseph of Abbasiya attained the second and third places. In the 25m backstroke competition, Ramshad of Fahaheel zone, Muhammad Shafi of Salmiya zone and Ajins of Farwaniya zone won the first three places respectively. In the 4×25 relay competition that followed, Fahaheel, Abbasiya and Farwaniya zones finished in the first, second and third places respectively. In the exciting final of the Water Polo competition, Farwaniya zone defeated Fahaheel zone for 3-1 goals.
Fahaheel zone received the overall championship trophy from Youth India President Mehanas Musthafa. The runners-up Farwaniya zone received the trophy from Youth India Sports Convener Nayeem. Medals for the individual champions were distributed by Youth India General Secretary Safeer Abu, Secretary Shihabudeen and Treasurer Nihad. The matches were controlled by Youth India executive members Saleej, Shafi Koyamma, Fawas, Nayeem, Haroon, Shafi N K and Nihad.