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Kuwaiti shooters bag 10 medal haul at GCC Games, including three gold

KUWAIT, May 20 (KUNA) -- Kuwait clinched on Friday a total 10 medals in shooting at the GCC Games as the marksmen were on target with a gold medal, two silver medals and a bronze medal on the final day of the category.
Shooters from the host nation took three gold, four silver and three bronze medals in total throughout various competitions held at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex.
In the men's skeet teams event, Abdallah and Mansour Al-Rashidi alongside Abulaziz Al-Saad were crowned champions, with the Qataris and Bahrainis trailing in second and third respectively.
Mansour Al-Rashidi and Mohammad Al-Daihani won silver and bronze for Kuwait, finishing second and third respectively in the men's skeet individuals with the gold going to Saif Bin Futtais of the United Arab Emirates.
Abdullah Al-Harbi and Bandar and Ali Al-Mutairi took another silver for the hosts in the men's 10 meter air rifle teams event, with Oman reaching the top of the podium as Bahrain trailed in third.
Chairman of the Kuwait Olympic Committee Sheikh Fahad Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah has congratulated the Kuwaiti shooters, who were also commended by Kuwait Shooting Federation President Duaij Al-Otaibi. (end) fsa.lr