KUWAIT: Annual shooting tournament of HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah concluded on Saturday at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex.
HH the Crown Prince was represented by Information Minister, State Minister for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri, who said Kuwait’s political leadership pays great attention to the sport of shooting and that reflected of Kuwait shooters making many achievements at the international arenas.
Al-Jabri said the tournament saw shooters from Kuwait and Bahrain competing, and said he was honored to represent HH the Crown Prince in the closing ceremony and congratulated the winning shooters.
Meanwhile, President of Arab and Kuwait Shooting Federations Eng Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi said KSSC took forward to organize this tournament every year, adding that more than 300 shooters participated in this year’s event.
Al-Otaibi said, Kuwait shooting, with the support of the political leadership, made several significant achievements most important of which is the qualification of shooter Mansour Al-Rashidi to Tokyo 2020 Olympics in addition to winning many medals in international, and regional tournaments.
He said the club won 1,069 various medals along its history, 340 at the international level, 558 medals at the Arab and Gulf levels and 167 medals at the juniors level. He said such achievements were not to be without the strong support of the state officials at all levels.
Results of the tournament are as follows:
Saud Habeeb, Zaid Al-Mutairi, Mohammad Al-Daihani.
Abdelrahman Al-Faihan, Ayed Al-Mutairi, Ahmad Dakhil.
Iman Al-Shamma, Fatima Al-Zaabi, Sheikha Al-Rashidi.
Shahad Al-Hawal, Sarah Al-Hawal, Hajar Abdelmalek.
10m air pistol-men:
Ali Al-Mutairi, Abdelrhamn Al-Hamad, Hassan Abdelmajeed.
10m air rifle-men:
Eid Melfi, Saud Al-Subaie, Khalid Ibrahim.
Abdallah Abdelrahman, Torky Al-Shimmari, Majid Abboud.
Ali Al-Mutairi, Hamad Al-Namshan, Saad Al-Ajmi.
10m air rifle-women:
Hussa Al-Zayed, Reem Bader, Mariam Irzouqi.
10m air pistol-women:
Huthama Al-Baghli, Mariam Al-Kandary, Amira Awadh.
Abdallah Taha, Faisal Sindi, Bader Saleh.
Abdallah Malallah, Mohammad Musallam.
By Abdellatif Sharaa