Athletes from Kuwait at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics

Athletes from Kuwait competed in the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics in Singapore. However, Kuwaiti athletes competed under the Olympic flag as the Kuwait Olympic Committee had been suspended by the International Olympic Committee in January 2010 due to government interference.[2][3]

Athletes from Kuwait at the
2010 Summer Youth Olympics
Olympic flag.svg
Athletes from Kuwait competed under the Olympic flag, due to the IOC's suspension of the Kuwait Olympic Committee
IOC codeIOC
NOCKuwait Olympic Committee
in Singapore
Competitors3 in 3 sports
Flag bearerNone[1]
Medals
Ranked 84th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer Youth Olympics appearances

MedallistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Bronze Abdullah Altuwaini Swimming Youth Men's 50m Backstroke 18 Aug

AthleticsEdit

BoysEdit

Track and Road Events
Athletes Event Qualification Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Yousef Karam Boys’ 400m Hurdles DNS qC DNS

ShootingEdit

Rifle
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Shoot-Off Rank Score Total Rank
Hessah Alzayed Girls' 10m Air Rifle 391 51.4 8 Q 101.7 492.7 8

SwimmingEdit

Athletes Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Position Time Position Time Position
Abdullah Altuwaini Boys’ 100m Freestyle 52.74 30 Did not advance
Boys’ 200m Freestyle DNS Did not advance
Boys’ 50m Backstroke 26.62 4 Q 26.46  
Boys’ 100m Backstroke 57.88 10 Q 57.41 8 Q DSQ

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ As Kuwaiti athletes could only compete under the Olympic flag, there was no Kuwaiti flagbearer.
    "List of NOC Flag Bearers for Opening Ceremony" (PDF) (Press release). Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee. 14 August 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-08-21. Retrieved 2010-08-19.
  2. ^ "Lausanne NewsDesk – Kuwait and Youth Olympics; Olympic Day Events". Aroundtherings.com. 2010-06-23. Retrieved 2010-08-19.
  3. ^ "IOC suspends Kuwait's national Olympic committee – ESPN". Sports.espn.go.com. 2010-01-05. Retrieved 2010-08-19.

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