Mohammed Madwa Becomes First Swimmer in Kuwait History to Qualify for Olympic Games

Sept. 7, 2007

Arizona State junior swimmer Mohammed Madwa is the first swimmer in Kuwait History to qualify for the Olympic Games. Madwa qualified for the games after swimming in the Asian Age Group Championships in Jakarta, Indonesia. He won both the 50 and 100 free with times of 23.02 and 51.16 respectively. He finished under the Olympic B cut of 23.12 with a time of 23.02 to qualify him for the Olympic Games.

Madwa returns to the Sun Devils as one of their top freestyle swimmers and a significant part of their 400 and 800 relay teams.

The Sun Devils begin their season Sept. 15 at the annual alumni meet.

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