Kuwait shoot­ers grab medals galore at UAE tour­ney

Kuwait Times - - FRONT PAGE - By Ab­del­latif Sharaa

KUWAIT: Pres­i­dent of Kuwait and Arab Shoot­ing Fed­er­a­tions Duaij Al-Otaibi has lauded the achieve­ments made by Kuwaiti Shoot­ers dur­ing the Sixth Asian Clay Tar­get Shoot­ing Tour­na­ment held in Abu Dhabi, UAE (from Novem­ber 1st un­til Novem­ber 9). Kuwait shoot­ers won seven gold, four sil­ver and two bronze medals un­der the su­per­vi­sion of the Asian Shoot­ing con­fed­er­a­tion.

Al-Otaibi who was at the re­cep­tion to honor the Kuwaiti Shoot­ers af­ter dom­i­nat­ing the Trap, Dou­ble trap and Skeet, said Kuwait Shoot­ing is mov­ing from one suc­cess to an­other in var­i­ous events - be it lo­cal or in­ter­na­tional. These suc­cesses, he said, come with the grace of Almighty Al­lah, and with the sup­port of HH the Amir, HH the Crown Prince, HH the Prime Min­is­ter, In­for­ma­tion Min­is­ter, State Min­is­ter for Youth Af­fairs Sheikh Sal­man Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, and Pub­lic Au­thor­ity for Sport un­der the lead­er­ship of Sheikh Ah­mad Al-Man­sour Al-Sabah.

Al-Otaibi thanked sports of­fi­cials in the United Arab Emi­rates in­clud­ing Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed, the tour­na­ment spon­sor, Pres­i­dent of UAE sports fed­er­a­tion Maj Gen Ah­mad Al­reesi, UAE Shoot­ing Fed­er­a­tion Brig Ab­dal­lah Salem bin Ya­coub. He also lauded the ef­forts of the Asian Shoot­ing con­fed­er­a­tion un­der the lead­er­ship of Pres­i­dent Sheikh Ali AlKhaleefa. He said that the tour­na­ment was highly suc­cess­ful, adding that all the fac­tors of suc­cess were there- start­ing with the or­ga­ni­za­tion to the UAE hospi­tal­ity. Al-Otaibi ded­i­cated this dis­tin­guished achieve­ment to HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

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