By Abdellatif Sharaa
KUWAIT: Kuwait shooters won six various medals (one gold, two silver and three bronze) during the Gulf tournament for the 10m Air Rifle and Pistol, which was held online from 24-26 December, 2020 under the patronage of the GCC Shooting organization committee – with the participation of 77 shooters of both genders.
Kuwait’s Hussa Nabil Al-Zayed won the first place and the gold medal in the 10m Air Rifle, while her teammate Mariam Mohammad Irzouqi took the second place. Hussa Al-Zayed, Mariam Irzouqi and Batool Ashkanani team won the silver medal in the team’s event.
As for the men’s 10m Air Rifle, Ali Farhan Al-Mutairi won third place, while the team of Ali Al-Mutairi, Abdallah Al-Harby and Bandar Al-Mutairi won the bronze medal in the team’s event. The team of Hamad Al-Namshan, Ali Al-Mutairi and Saad Al-Ajmi won the bronze medal of the teams’ 10m Air Pistol.
Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Secretary General dedicated the victory to HH the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, HH the Crown Prince Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, board of directors and the entire shooting community. Al-Osaimi said he is proud of the shooters achievement in this tournament.