Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Kuwait - Al-Nouri, Galbourding And Al-Mousherji Clinch Gold Medals  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab Times - 11/02/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Arab Times) Ali Abdulwahab Al Mutawa Commercial Co. (AAW) announced this year's winners of "The North Face Challenge," one of Kuwait's toughest multidiscipline athletic competitions that took place in the middle of Al-Mutla'a desert located north of the country. Taiba Al-Nouri, Emmanuel Galbourding, Dhari Al Mousherji and Ali AlRukhayes each snagged gold for the Female, Male and team categories respectively, after they endured a four-hour athletic challenge which included 14 kilometers of trail running, 24 kilometers of mountain biking, and various strength obstacles like climbing a truck orcarrying 5kg sand bags



Emmanuel Galbourding, one of the first place winners said: "It's a completely bittersweet experience. The entire Challenge was one of the toughest I had to endure, but once I crossed that finish line, I was so proud of my accomplishment. There's nothing like a physical outdoor challenge to make me stronger, and I thank The North Face and AAW for providing me with this opportunity." AAW developed the Challenge in 2013 under, The North Face, an American brand and the largest retail outdoor apparel and gear that AAW distributes for in Kuwait, to encourage outdoor enthusiasts and athletes. This year, close to 70 athletes from over ten countries participated in the Challenge



AAW General Manager of Outdoors Apparel and Gear and The North Face Brand Manager in Kuwait, Ali F. Al Mutawa said: "We started The North Face Challenge in Kuwait to support athletes who are always on the look-out to face new challenges. With a world-class specialty outdoor brand like The North Face together with Kuwait's rough desert terrain, we have been successful in providing athletes the perfect way to push their limits."



With a commitment to the Kuwaiti community, AAW both develops and supports sports, health and athletic initiatives, including marathons, programs and other challenges like the Al Roudan Tournament, The Kuwait Charity Run, and The Flying Start Triathlon that was also sponsored by The North Face. Ali Abdulwahab Al Mutawa Commercial Co (AAW) is one of the largest trading and commercial companies in Kuwait, operating in seven diverse business sectors and distributes in Kuwait's surging wholesale, retail and consumer market over 100 different global brands, including world-class brands such as Procter and Gamble, Clorox, Roche, Takeda, Biotronik, Nuxe, Bioderma, Nolte Group, La Cornue, Bosch, Siemens, The North Face, Coleman, Nike, The Athlete's Foot, Crocs, Puma, Shoebox New York, among many others



AAW's continuously growing business lines include Consumer Goods, Furniture, Kitchens, Home Appliances, Outdoor Gear and Equipment, Sports and Fashion, Real Estate, and Pharmaceuticals where it is a leading whole sale and retail distributor of pharmaceutical and medical products. It also holds a renowned portfolio of principals like Pfizer and Novo Nordisk distributed through its subsidiary Safwan Trading and Contracting (Safwan). Safwan is listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange

 


Arab Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Oct 1 2014 - Kuwait to host 23rd Gulf Cup of NationsArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) KUWAIT CITY Sept 30 (KUNA): Kuwait will host the 23rd edition of the Gulf Cup of Nations Kuwait Football Association (KFA) Secretary General Saho Al-Saho said Tuesday. Al-Saho ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Abu Dhabi airport's passenger traffic up 24.8 percent in AugustMENAFN
(MENAFN) Abu Dhabi International Airport's passenger traffic increased by 24.8 percent in August compared to the same month last year, with a total of 1.920.934 passengers passing through the airport ...

 Oct 1 2014 - US Mondelez International to invest USD90m in plant in BahrainMENAFN
(MENAFN), the packaged food company, announced it is planning to build a USD90 million biscuit plant in Bahrain, which will help the company reduce costs and meet growing demand for its biscuits, ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Oman interested to invest in CyprusMENAFN
(MENAFN) Oman's Minister of Oil and Gas said that the country is very interested in investing in Cyprus, particularly in the field of research and exploitation of natural gas, Muscat Daily ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Emirates to launch new Dallas flightsMENAFN
(MENAFN) Emirates announced it has launched its first scheduled A380 daily service to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Gulf Business reported.The airline said it expects that the business ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Dubai Development Co. considering several offers of merger or acquisitionMENAFN
(MENAFN) Dubai Development Co, the company responsible for the Mirdif area of the emirate, announced it is considering several external offers of merger or acquisition, Arabian Business reported.The ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Etihad Rail starts on second phase of USD11bn UAE rail networkMENAFN
(MENAFN) Etihad Rail, the UAE's railway developer, announced it is set to secure government funding and award contracts for the construction of the second phase of its USD11 billion national rail ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Omani Renaissance awards 2 contracts for Duqm construction projectMENAFN
(MENAFN) Renaissance Services announced it has awarded the contractors S&T and Al Hajiry two main construction contracts in the Duqm permanent accommodation (PAC) project, Times of Oman reported. ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Oman's PEIE, Italian firm ink consultancy for Ibri projectMENAFN
(MENAFN) The Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE) announced it has signed consultancy agreements with F&M Ingegneria Spa, the leading Italian engineering consultancy firm to develop the ...

 Oct 1 2014 - ISIL militants advance in N. Syria - SHORKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have crushed the Kurd defenses in the rural areas around Ayn Al-Arab city, known in Kurdish as Kobani, near ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help