Tue, 17 May 2022

KUWAIT CITY, May 12 (Xinhua) -- The third Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Games will open here on Friday and run until May 31, spokesman for the Games said on Thursday.

The Kuwait Olympic Committee has completed all the preparations for the Games and entry would be free of charge with the aim of making this sporting event a success, Abdul Rahman Al-Seif said, adding that the fans have an important role in making the Games fun and competitive.

Sayer Al-Enizi, head of the Kuwait Athletics Association, said that 100 judges would oversee the athletics competition, adding that the Kuwaiti team is fully prepared to face their peers from other GCC countries.

According to the schedule, about 1,700 athletes will participate in the third GCC Games which will feature 16 competitions held in 12 locations.

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