Kuwait Shooting Sports Club opens Asian Youth Training Camp

Asian shooters seen during the opening of the training camp.

KUWAIT: Kuwait Shooting Sports Club opened the fifth Asian Youth Training Camp in Skeet on Friday at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex in cooperation with the Asian Shooting Confederation.

President of the Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations, Executive Director of ASC Eng Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi said in his opening statement during the ceremony that this gathering comes as part of camps held by the club in past years that included several disciplines including pistol, rifle, Olympic skeet and trap.

Al-Otaibi said the six-day camp will have class and practical aspects of the skeet shooting under the supervision of Kuwait National Team coach Peter Malik, adding that Asian shooters are looking forward to gain from the experience of this coach, who is known worldwide.

Al-Otaibi said that the availability of all facilities at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad complex, will contribute to the success of the camp and pointed to the large number of Arab and Asian Shooting Federations in it.

Al-Otaibi also said that as HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Seventh International Shooting Grand Prix approaches two advanced refreshing courses for rifle, pistol and shotgun referees will be held by accredited international lecturers by the international shooting federations.

Eng Al-Otaibi said preparations for HH the Amir are going on according to plan, and appreciated the support of the political leadership for the shooting sport.

He also lauded the support of Honorary President of the ASC Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah. He also thanked Minister of Commerce and Industry, State Minister for Youth Affairs Khalid Al-Roudhan who will represent HH the Amir in the Grand Prix opening.
He finally congratulated Dr Humoud Fulaiteh on his appointment Director General for Sports Public Authority.

By Abdellatif Sharaa

This article was published on 06/01/2018