KUWAIT, March 22 (KUNA) -- Amid fierce competition Kuwait shooters
continued Thursday dominance of the 10th Arab Shooting Championship with
medals of different colors.
In a press statement, Kuwait Shooting Club said Kuwaiti shooters are
leading the Arab Championship with seven medals, 4 gold, 3 silver and one
bronze; followed by Saudi Arabia with six medals, 3 gold, 2 sliver and one
bronze; Qatar five medals, one gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze; Morocco, one gold,
one bronze; Bahrain, one silver and two bronze; and Lebanon and Oman with one
Kuwaiti shooter Sarah Al-Hawal has won the gold medal for women trap
singles; Khaled Al-Sebai won 10-meter rifle men's gold medal and Ali Farhan
Al-Muttairi snatched 10-meter rifle juniors' gold medal.
Kuwaiti shooting team, comprising Mohammad Mohammad, Ali Farhan and Bandar
Al-Muttairi, won the 10-meter rifle men juniors' gold medal.
Meanwhile, the international shooting tournament is witnessing fierce
competition among world shooters.
2010 world champion and currently Europe's top shooter, Hungarian Peter Sidi
won the gold medal for 10-meter rifle men competition and 2009 world champion,
Serbian Damir Mikec got the gold medal for 50-meter gun competition.
Kazakh female shooter Mariya Dmitriyenko snatched the gold medal for 75
trap women competition.
Around 500 shooters from 36 countries are participating in the Amir
Shooting Tournament which is held at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Olympic
The tournament is a great opportunity for many world shooters to prepare
for the upcoming Olympics 2012 in London and for next month World Cup
competition in London.
In the meantime, participant shooters, coaches, referees hailed Kuwait's
high level organization of the two competitions. (end)
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