Late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Salem shooting tournament concludes

Duaij Al-Otaibi hands Sheikh Thamer a memento with Sheikha Maryam looking on

KUWAIT: Tournament of the late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al- Salem Al-Sabah was concluded Saturday after three days of fierce competition by a large number of shooters from the club, National Guard and shooters from Qatar, in the skeet and trap events.

Group picture of winners

The closing ceremony was attended by Sheikh Thamer Ali Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah and Sheikha Maryam Thamer Ali Sabah Al-Salem, President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations, KSSC Assistant Secretary Eng Mohammad Al-Ghurba, and board member Nayef Al- Daihani.

Engineer Duaij Al-Otaibi welcomed guests and shooters, adding Kuwait shooting is honored to organize the tournament due to the status of the man it is named after among the shooting community. The tournament saw skeet shooter Eman Al-Shammaa make a new world record by scoring 123 out of 125.

Eman Al-Shammaa new record holder

Tournament patron Sheikh Thamer Al-Sabah said after the ceremony “we congratulate the winners, and wish those who missed out good luck next time. He said this tournament was distinguished by breaking a world record by a female shooter.” He said we support such sports, and see now developments every year due to the efforts of board members, as Engineer Duaij Al-Otaibi continued the efforts after being deputy chairman to the now Honorary President of KSSC Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, and continued their winning ways in the Gulf, Arab, international and Olympic arenas, besides the unlimited support by HH the Amir.

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