Kuwait trap team wins gold at Arab Shooting Championship

trap-teamKUWAIT: Kuwait’s double trap team won the gold medal, while Hamad Al- Afasi won the individual double trap competition during the 12th Arab Shooting Championship being held in Cairo. Egypt’s minister of youth and sports Eng Khalid Abdelaziz opened the championship earlier in the week.

President of the Arab and Kuwait Shooting Federations Eng Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi, President of Egypt Olympic Committee Hisham Hatab, President of the African and Egypt Shooting Federations Maj General Hazimi Hosni and other guests attended the ceremony, along with shooters and ambassadors of the participating countries. Maj Gen Hazim Hosni said 422 shooters from 17 Arab countries are participating in the championship that will continue until April 4th.

He wished them great success and a pleasant stay in Egypt. Meanwhile, Egypt’s Minister of Youth and Sports lauded the Arab shooting and its President Eng Duaij, Khalaf Al-Otaibi, as well as the significant development it made across the Arab world. He also lauded the supporting role of Kuwait in Arab shooting. He also thanked the Arab Shooting Federation and Egypt’s Federation for Organizing the championship in Egypt

By Abdellatif Sharaa

This article was published on 30/03/2016