KSSC honours Rio Olympic shooters and officials
KUWAIT: Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Secretary General Obaid AlOsaimi thanked HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, HH Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber AlSabah and HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah for their continued support of the shooting sport and shooters. He said if it was not for this support the achievements would not have continued in the name of our country, and the latest of those is winning gold and bronze medals at the Rio Olympics.
Al-Osaimi said that the board of directors honored Olympic shooters and officials, during the closing ceremony of HH Crown Prince tournament on Saturday.
He said gold medallist Fuhaid Al-Daihani was awarded KD 30,000 while bronze medallist Abdallah Al-Rashidi was awarded KD 10,000, meanwhile shooters Ahmad Al-Afasi, Khalid Al-Mudhaf, Abdelrahman Al-Faihan and Saud Habib Al-Kandary were awarded KD 3000 each.
He said officials who accompanied the shooters were also awarded KD 3000 each.
Al-Osaimi said the board of directors is proud of the shooters both winners and qualifiers to the Olympics and hoped that will be an incentive for other shooters to exert more efforts.
He also thanked Information Minister, State Minister for Youth Affairs for his care and support of KSSC shooters.