KUWAIT: President of Arab and Kuwait Shooting Federations Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi lauded the level the Arab Shotgun Shooting Tournament in Morocco had shown, adding that a notable improvement in the technical level among shooters of both genders was evident.
Eng Al-Otaibi dedicated the achievements to HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, government and people.
Kuwait shooting continued its excellent performance, as after the trap national team was able to win five various medals in its competition, the skeet national team won the men’s individual gold medal through shooters Abdelaziz Al-Saad, followed by Qatar’s Rashid Hamad and UAE’s Seif bin Futais was third. In the women’s Skeet Eman Al-Shamma took gold while Afrah Adel took silver and Bahrain’s Mariam Al-Hassani came third.
In the teams competition Kuwait’s team of Abdallah Al-Rashidi, Abdelaziz Al-Saad and Mansour Al-Rashidi won the silver medal as gold went to Qatar while Bahrain ended in third place. The women’s skeet team won first place and the gold medal with shooters Eman Al-Shamma, Afrah Mohammad and Sheikha Al-Rashidi, Qatar was second and Bahrain third.
In the double trap competition team event Kuwait won first place and gold medal with its team of Ahmad Al-Affasi, Saad Al-Mutairi and Jarrah Al-Shuwaier. Second place went for Qatar and third went for Morocco.
The double trap individual gold medal went for Kuwait’s Ahmad Al-Affasi while second went to Wissan Khalil from Lebanon and third went to Oman’s Hussein Al-Shuhoumi.