HH the Crown Prince shoot­ing tour­na­ment to con­clude to­day

Kuwait Times - - SPORTS - By Ab­del­laltif Sharaa

HH the Crown Prince Shoot­ing Tour­na­ment comes to a con­clu­sion this evening in the pres­ence of Crown Prince rep­re­sen­ta­tive In­for­ma­tion Min­is­ter, State Min­is­ter for Youth Af­fairs Sheikh Sal­man Sabah Al-Salem Al-Hu­moud Al-Sabah.

Sev­eral ac­tiv­i­ties were pre­pared by the higher or­ga­niz­ing com­mit­tee to go along with the clos­ing cer­e­mony in ad­di­tion to dis­tribut­ing cups and prizes.

The start of the tour­na­ment was very strong and com­pe­ti­tion was fierce to have the honor of win­ning of the tour­na­ment which launches the 2016/2017 sea­son.

Pres­i­dent of Kuwait and Arab Shoot­ing Fed­er­a­tions, Deputy Pres­i­dent of Kuwait Olympic Com­mit­tee thanked Crown Prince’s Pa­ter­nal sup­port of Kuwaiti ath­letes and his keen in­ter­est in the devel­op­ment of the shoot­ing sport.

Al-Otaibi said that we are launch­ing the lo­cal shoot­ing sports sea­son with a dear tour­na­ment to all shoot­ers and hav­ing the name of HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf AlAh­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who al­ways ac­cus­tomed us on sup­port­ing ath­letes in Kuwait. He said Sheikh Sabah Al-Ah­mad Olympic Shoot­ing Com­plex is host­ing Kuwaiti and Gulf shoot­ers from Qatar, Bahrain and UAE in a tour­na­ment that cov­ers all Olympic events pis­tol, ri­fle, shot­gun and archery.

He added that the com­plex is distin­guished by hav­ing all fa­cil­i­ties re­quired, and Kuwait shoot­ers are ready and all are ca­pa­ble of win­ning.

Re­sults of the tour­na­ment were as fol­lows:

In the dou­ble trap event men, Ha­mad AlA­fasi was first, fol­lowed by UAE’s Khalid AlKaabi, while third place went to Ha­mad Al-Afasi.

In the 10m air ri­fle men Ab­dal­lah Al-Harby was first, Mo­ham­mad Adel sec­ond and Khalid Al-Subaie third.

In the 10m pis­tol Ali Al-Mu­tairi was first fol­lowed by Hamed Al-Namshan in sec­ond and Mideth Al-Sahly third.

In the 10m air pis­tol women Is­raa Bah­mun first, Huthama Al-Baghly sec­ond and Is­raa Dashti third.

In the 10m air ri­fle women, Heba Er­zouqi first, Mariam Er­zouqi sec­ond and Muneera Al-An­jari third.

In skeet women event Sheikha Al-Rashidi ended in first place, fol­lowed by Fa­tima Al-Zaabi and Afrah Mo­ham­mad was in third place.

In the trap women event, Sarah Al-Hawal took first place fol­lowed by Sha­had Al-Huwal in sec­ond and Asma AlQatami in third.

A shooter in ac­tion

Duaij Al-Otaibi

Shaha and Sarah Al-Hawal

Sarah Al-Hawal in ac­tion

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