Kuwait shooters win bronze in Asia Cup

By Abdellatif Sharaa

KUWAIT: Kuwait 10meters Air Rifle mixed team of Ali Farhan Al-Mutairi and Mariam Mohammad Erzouqi won the Bronze medal in the Asia Cup for Pistol and Rifle Championship being held in Jakarta, Indonesia, following a strong competition with the Indonesians and Koreans who ended first and second respectively.

Secretary General of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Obaid Munahi Al-Osaimi dedicated this achievement 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 on behalf of the entire shooting community, adding that the support of HH the Amir and HH Crown Prince gives shooters more determination to make achievements. Al-Osaimi said he is proud with the results Kuwait shooters made so far.

Farhan Al-Mutairi and Mariam Erzouqi pose for a photo.

Al-Osaimi also lauded the role of President of Asian Shooting Confederation Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, Honorary President of Kuwait Shooting Sport Club for his support of Kuwait shooting. He also thanked Information Minister, State Minister for Youth Affairs Abdelrahman Al-Mutairi and Public Authority for Sport.

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