Kuwait handball team wins bronze medal in Asian games

The Kuwaiti national handball team won a bronze medal on Thursday, by defeating its Japanese counterpart with a score of 31-30 in a third place match in the 19th Asian games hosted by the Chinese city of Hangzhou.

The national team reached the third place match after losing to Qatar in the semi-finals, while its opponent Japan lost to Bahrain. Kuwait’s national handball team has not reached the semi-finals of the Asian games since 2006, in which they grabbed the gold medal after winning the final match against the host country, Qatar.

Source: KUNA

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