By Abdellatif Sharaa
KUWAIT: Kuwait shooters won three medals; one gold, one silver and one bronze at the Gulf Elite Airgun Shooting Tournament held online from October 7-9. The competition was organized by the GCC shooting organizing committee with the participation of five GCC shooting federations. Kuwait’s Maryam Arzouki won the gold medal in the 10-meter air rifle individual event, with Bahrain’s Marwa Alamairi second and UAE’s Yasmeen Tahlak third.
Kuwait’s team of Arzouki, Batool Ashkanani and Shamma Al-Rashidi won second place in the team event, with Bahrain first and UAE third. As for the men, Ali Al-Mutairi, Abdullah Al-Harby and Sultan Al-Osaimi took the bronze in the team event, as Saudi Arabia won gold and Bahrain silver.
Secretary General of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Obaid Al-Osaimi, on behalf of the shooting community, dedicated the win to HH the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who always supported shooting and shooters and motivated them to make more achievements in the name of Kuwait.