KUWAIT: Abdullah Al-Rashidi (second left) shows off his bronze medal during a ceremony the Kuwait Shooting Federation held on Tuesday to honor him following his return from Tokyo, Japan where he participated in the 2020 Olympics. – KUNA

KUWAIT: Kuwait Shooting Federation honored Olympic bronze medalist Abdullah Al-Rashidi and the delegation that took part in Tokyo 2020 Olympics. On the sideline of the ceremony Tuesday, the Federation’s Head Duaij Al-Otaibi said that the Kuwaiti shooters faced various difficulties during their participation in the Games due to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Otaibi hailed the political leadership’s sponsorship to the Kuwaiti athletes, praising the support of the Minister of Information and the State Minister for Youth Affairs Abdulrahman Al-Mutairi. Meanwhile, Rashidi thanked the federation for their support and efforts in helping the athletes prepare for the Games. – KUNA