By Abdellatif Sharaa
KUWAIT: Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex is welcoming a large number of shooters to participate in the late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah Tournament to be held on Jan 14-16. Club and National Guard shooters will compete in Olympic skeet and trap events for both men and women.
Obaid Al-Osaimi, Secretary General of Arab and Kuwait Shooting Federations, thanked the family of the late Sheikh Ali for joining Kuwait Shooting Sport Club’s chairman and board members in organizing this tournament, and their continued support and encouragement of Kuwait’s shooters to keep making achievements at all level.
Osaimi said the organizing committee held several meetings with various subcommittees in order to make sure everything is ready for the distinguished launch of the tournament, which is being officiated by an elite group of international Kuwaiti referees who are highly experienced. Shooting ranges are also ready with equipment and systems for this important event.
Notably, this tournament comes ahead of the HH the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Annual International Grand Prix, which gives Kuwait shooters an opportunity to get ready in a competitive atmosphere. The HH the Amir tournament will be held from Feb 12 to 19, 2021.