Sheikh /martyr Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah

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Name Sheikh Fahad Al-Ahmed AL-Jaber Al-Sabah

(Was the younger brother of the Amir of Kuwait

H. H. Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmed AL-Jaber Al-Sabah

Date of birth 10th August 1945

Place of birth Kuwait

Martial Status Married and is survived by 5 sons and one doughtier

Sheikh Ahmed Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah The eldest, at present, President of the Olympic Council of Asia, as well as a member of the International Olympic committee. Also President of Kuwait Olympic Committee and Kuwait Football association.

Sheikh Talal Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah President, Kuwait basketball Federation

Sheikh Athbi Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah

Sheikh Khaled Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah Vice president of Kuwait National Soccer Federation

Sheikh Dari Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah President Kuwait Riding and Hunting Club

Sheikha Bibi Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah


Primary and secondary education in Kuwait.

A Graduate of the Royal Military Academy of SandHurst, England.

Military Life

Joined the army as an assistant officer on 22/4/1963

Sent on a scholarship to UK on 30/7/1964

Promoted to second Lieutenant on 19/7/1965

Promoted to first Lieutenant on 1/3/1967

Promoted to the rank of captain on 7/6/1970

Military Career

A First Lieutenant at the Amiri Guard since 25/11/1968

Acting Commander of the Second baltation of the special forces

Was among the Kuwaiti Contingent that joined the Egyptian forces between 25/9 - 1/9/1967

Sports life

President, Kuwait Olympic committee 1974 - 1985 and re-elected in 1989

President, Kuwait Football association 1978 - 1985 and re-elected in 1987

President, Qadeseya Sports Club, 1969 - 1979

President, Kuwait Basketball Federation. 1974 - 1977

International Sports

Vice President, International Handball Federation, 1980 till his demise

Vice President, Association of National Olympic Committee, 1982 till his demise

Member, International Olympic Committee, 1981 till his demise

Member, Executive Board of International Olympic Committee 1985 - 1989

Asian sports

President, Asian Games Federation, 1979 - 1982

President, Asian Handball Federation 1974 till his demise

President, Olympic council of Asia, 1982 till his demise

Arab sports

First Vice President, Arab Sports union since 1976

First Vice President, Arab basketball Federation 1974 - 1976

Other Activities

Member, Olympic Movement Commission of International Olympic Committee

Member, Olympic Solidarity Commission of International Olympic Committee

Member, Olympic Games Coordination Commission of International Olympic Committee

Founder of General Union for Asian Sports Associations

Asian Handball Federation

Olympic Council of Asia

Asian Sports Press Association

Kuwait Taykando Federation

Kuwait Boxing Federation

Kuwait Yachting and Rowing committee

Kuwait Karate Federation

Heading the Kuwaiti Sporting Delegation for the following Championships:

7th Asian Games, Tehran 1974 21st Olympic Games, Monterial 1976 8th Asian Games, Bangkok 1978 22nd Olympic Games, Moscow 1980 9th Asian Games, NewDelhi 1982 Football World Cup, Spain 1982 23rd Olympic Games, Los Anglos 1984

Heading the Organizing Committees for the following Championships:

1st Arabian Basketball Championship, 1974 2nd Arabian Basketball Championship, 1975 1st Arabian Handball Championship, 1975 3rd Arabian Handball Championship, (Palestinian Cup), 1979 7th Football Asian Nations Cup, 1980 Volleyball Arabic-African Friendship Championship, 1981 1st Open International Athlete Championship, 1981 1st Handball Friendship Championship, 1981 2nd Open International Athlete Championship, 1982 2nd Fencing International Championship, 1982 2nd Handball Friendship Championship, 1982 Basketball International Friendship Championship, 1982 1st Godo International Friendship Championship, 1982 3rd Open International Athlete Championship, 1983 3rd Arabian Gymnastic Championship, 1983 5th Asian Athlete Championship, 1983 4th Asian Godo Championship, 1984 3rd Gulf Basketball Championship, 1986 Asian Boxing Championship, 1978 Friendship and Peace Championship, 1989 1st Gulf Nations Handball Championship, 1989 10th Arabic Fencing Championship, 1989 10th Gulf Football Championship, 1990

Championships carried his Name:

Arabic Basketball Championship Arabic Handball Championship Arabic Fencing Championship Arabic Gymnastic Championship Arabic Table-Tennis Championship London Karate International Championship

Sheikh /martyr Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah

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