By Abdellatif Sharaa
KUWAIT: The shooting tournament of the Late Sheikh Abdallah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah was concluded on Saturday with the closing ceremony at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex. Tournament’s patron Sheikh Mubarak Al-Abdallah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah along side with Sheikh Abdallah Mohammad Al-Abdallah Al-Sabah, President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Engr Duaij Al-Otaibi, Secretary General of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Obaid Al-Osaimi and board members attended the ceremony.
Sheikh Mubarak Al-Abdallah lauded the efforts of Kuwait Shooting Sport Club in developing the game in the country which resulted in many major achievements at all levels. He also congratulated the winners. The event was distinguished by large participation by local shooters from the clubs and the National Guard as it focused on the 10 Meter Air Rifle and Pistol as well as Olympic archery.
Meanwhile, Engr Duaij Al-Otaibi said this tournament was distinguished by shooters getting excellent results ahead of the upcoming championships. Al-Otaibi appreciated the continued support of the late Sheikh’s family. He said the club will organize its scheduled tournaments while complying with the health protocols to safeguard the well being of shooters and other personnel.
Results of the tournament were as follows: In the 10 meter air pistol (men) – Othman AL-Failakawy; Hamad Al-Namshan and Hassan Abdelmajeed. In the 10 meter air rifle (men) – Abdallah Al-Harby;
Ali Al-Mutairi and Faraj Al-Ajmi. In the 10 meter air pistol (women) – Huthama Al-Baghly; Sundus Al-Hamad and Mariam Al-Kandary. In the 10 meter air rifle (women)- Hussa Al-Zayed; Mariam Irzouqi and Barool Ishkanani; Olympic archery- Abdallah Taha; Faisal Sindi and Hatem Sharar. Compound archery – Abdallah Malallah; Salem Al-Saeed and Fahad Al-Rasheed.