KUWAIT: Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex was the venue for the distributing medals and prizes for the Olympic skeet, trap 10m air pistol and rifle, and 25m pistol winners, as part the sixth women sports at the GCC countries in the presence of the chairperson of Higher Organizing Committee Sheikha Naeema Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Eng Duaij Al-Otaibi and Secretary General of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Obaid Al-Osaimi.


Eng Duaij Al-Otaibi spoke on behalf of Kuwait Shooting Federation saying that on behalf of the shooting community “we congratulate HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber and HH the Prime Minister for the safe return of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah after treatment abroad.


He said it is our pleasure to have Kuwait host the events of the Sixth Gulf Women Games and the shooting competition, adding that these games are opportunity for athletes to get in touch to strengthen ties and give woman shooters to compete and excel.
Eng Al-Otaibi thanked all Gulf countries for participating as the number of shooters is over 100 and we are competing in a fair and brotherly manner.


Meanwhile Secretary General Obaid Al-Osaimi said Kuwait shooting was able to take first place by winning 5 gold, one silver and 2 bronze, while Bahrain was second followed by Oman.
He said the achievements are only the result of joint efforts, both technical and administrative along with the shooters.

r Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah after treatment abroad.
He said it is our pleasure to have Kuwait host the events of the Sixth Gulf Women Games and the shooting competition, adding that these games are opportunity for athletes to get in touch to strengthen ties and give woman shooters to compete and excel.
Eng Al-Otaibi thanked all Gulf countries for participating as the number of shooters is over 100 and we are competing in a fair and brotherly manner.
Meanwhile Secretary General Obaid Al-Osaimi said Kuwait shooting was able to take first place by winning 5 gold, one silver and 2 bronze, while Bahrain was second followed by Oman.
He said the achievements are only the result of joint efforts, both technical and administrative along with the shooters.

Results of the tournament are as follows:
Trap – Women – Team:
Kuwait, Oman

Trap – Women – Individual:
Shahad Al-Hawal – Kuwait, Sarah Al-Hawal – Kuwait, Fakhriya Khamees – Oman.

Skeet – Women – Team:
Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar

Skeet – Women – Individual:
Iman Al-Shamma from Kuwait, Mariam Hassani from Bahrain, Sheikha Al-Rashidi from Kuwait.

25m Pistol – Women – Team:
Bahrain, Oman, UAE

25m Pistol – Women – Individual:
Nasrah Mahmoud – Qatar, Ayesha Al-Buraiki – Bahrain, Mooza Ali – Bahrain.

10m Air rifle – Women – Team
Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman

10m Air Pistol – Women – Team
Bahrain, Oman, UAE

10m Air Pistol – Women – Individual
Mouza Ali – Bahrain, Ayesha Al-Buraiki – Bahrain, Nasra Mahmoud – Qatar.

By Abdellatif Sharaa