KUN0053 4 GEN 0193 KUWAIT /KUNA-NPU0 SPT-ATHENS-KUWAIT-OLYMPIC Kuwaiti player affirms readiness for Judo competition on Friday By Hamed Al-Ameri ATHENS, Aug 18 (KUNA) -- Kuwait judo player Majed Sultan asserted Wednesday his full readiness to compete in the Olympic judo competition in Athens on Friday. Speaking to KUNA, Sultan said that the failure of Kuwaiti shooters in winning any Olympic medial would make him more force to put more efforts in order to honor Kuwaiti sport. He described the competition as tough, with world champions taking part. Sultan, who is playing in the 100 kilograms category, said that this game depends on fitness and concentration in addition speed. He hoped that he would clinch a spot and the winner's podium to see Kuwait's flag rising in this international sport venue. Other Kuwaiti players, including sprinter Fouzi Dahsh will also play the qualification round on Friday for the 400 meters race. Kuwaiti only female athlete, Dana Al-Nasserallah will also compete in the qualification round for the 100 women meters race. In the hammer competition, Kuwaiti player Ali Al-Zankawi is also expected to play. (end) Ha.bs.aam.jsy KUNA 181633 Aug 04NNNN