Pochivalov wins gold as shooting Grand Prix ends

By Abdellatif Sharaa

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Annual Shooting Grand Prix came to a conclusion on Tuesday along with the Asian Shotgun championship, which was organized by Kuwait Shooting Federation at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex. The juniors trap singles gold medal went to Kazakhstan’s Danil Pochivalov; silver medal went to his teammates Bogdan Konchenko and bronze went to Kuwait’s Dhari Al-Mutairi.

Meanwhile, Oman’s Said Al-Khatri won the gold medal of the trap event of HH the Amir Championship, while Kuwait’s Nasser Al-Mealid won silver and Kazakh’s Victor Khasgyanov bronze. In the women’s trap, Kazakh’s Mariya Dimitriyenko won gold while Lebanon’s Ray Bassil and Lea Korban won silver and bronze respectively. In the Asian Championship trap event, Chinese Taipei’s Kun-Pl Yang took gold; Jordan’s Ahmad Al-Tarabeishi won silver while Kazakh’s Alisher Aisalbayer won bronze.

Osaimi thanks Amir

Secretary General of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations, Tournament Director Obaid Al-Osaimi thanked HH the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah for his care and support, He also, thanked HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Al-Nawaf Al-Sabah and Public Authority for Sport. Al-Osaimi said the tournament witnessed very strong competitions.

The event was attended by President of ISSF Lucianno Rossi, ISSF Secretary General Willy Grill and President of African and Egyptian Shooting Federations. Al-Osaimi said Kuwait Shooting Federation is preparing for training camps for the qualifying tournaments ahead of Paris 2024 Olympics.


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