Kuwait wins Gold in Asian shooting tourney

Talal Al-Rashidi

DOHA: Kuwaiti shooter Talal Al-Rashidi yesterday won the gold medal in the trap individuals’ competition of the 14th Asian shooting tournament currently held in Qatar.


His fellow national Khaled Al-Mudhaf came second and the Kuwaiti champion, Nasser Al-Muqalled ranked third in the teams’ trap competition. The Indian team came second, followed by the Qataris.
President of the Kuwaiti Shooting Club Duaij Al-Otaibi, in remarks to KUNA, expressed pride for this distinguished victory in this tournament involving 34 countries represented by top notch shooters. He dedicated it to His Highness the Amir, His Highness the Crown Prince and His Highness the premier. The Kuwaiti shooter Al-Rashidi “won the third qualifying ticket for Kuwait for the Tokyo Olympic games after Kuwait won two tickets in previous tournaments,” he added. – KUNA