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HH the Amir’s Fifth Annual Grand Prix awarding ceremony today

KUWAIT: The first gold medal will be awarded today during HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah, Fifth Annual Grand Prix in the women’s trap event. Competition will start at 9 am, while the finals will be at 3 pm.

Today, the pre-event-training for the men’s trap will be on 50 targets, as the finals will be tomorrow on 75 targets. Thirty one countries are participating: Algeria, Bahrain, Czech, Egypt, UAE, Estonia, Hungary, India, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Mauritania, Morocco, Nepal, Holland New Zealand, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Syria, Tunis, Britain and Kuwait, the host country.

The Grand Prix enjoys the participation of Olympic Champions from Gulf, Arab and European countries, making competition very strong, especially after the higher organizing committee’s announcement that prizes will be doubled for those who break world records. Meanwhile, Secretary General of Arab and Kuwait Shooting Federation Obeid Al-Osaimi said the Arab Shooting Federation Board of Directors decided to reduce the fees for some Arab countries who are unable to meet their commitments, in order to help those brotherly countries who one suffering from some difficulties these days.

By Abdellatif Sharaa

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