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Kuwait shooters win 17 medals

KUWAIT: Kuwait Shooting continued its winning ways in the 10th Asian Shooting Championship and the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Grand Prix that were held from July 28th until August 8th. Kuwait National Skeet team won 5 gold, one silver and two bronze medals – grabbing a total number of 17 medals in the trap and skeet events (7 gold, 6 silver and 4 bronze).

Shooter Abdelaziz Al-Saad won the gold medal in the men’s skeet event at the 10th Asian Championship, while the team (Abdallah Al-Rashidi, Mansour Al-Rashidi and Abdelaziz Al-Saad) won silver in the same championship. The mixed team of Abdallah Al-Rashidi and Iman Al-Shamma won the bronze medal.

Meanwhile, in the ISSF Grand Prix that was held on the sidelines of the Asian Championship, the skeet team (Abdallah Al-Torqi Al-Rashidi, Mansour Uqla Al-Rashidi and Abdelaziz Al-Saad) won gold medal -defeating the Chinese team who took second. Kazakh team grabbed the bronze medal. The mixed team of Abdallah Al-Rashidi and Iman Al-Shammaa won the bronze medal.

Head of the delegations President of Arab and Kuwait Shooting Federations Eng Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi said he, as well as board members are happy with the performance of Kuwait champions. Al-Otaibi dedicated the win to HH the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber, HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber, the government and Kuwait people.

 

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