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KOTC shooting tourney concludes

kotc-shootingKUWAIT: Kuwait Oil Tankers Company shooting tournament was concluded Saturday at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex in the air pistol, air gun, 50m rifle and Olympic archery, in the presence of President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Eng Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi, KOTC CEO for Financial and Administrative Affairs Khalid Al-Quoud, and Secretary General of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Obaid Al-Osaimi.

The tournament witnessed fierce competition and results were close to each other in top places, reflecting the interest of shooters in winning and be selected as members of the national team keeping in mind that HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Annual International Grand Prix is around the corner.

In his closing ceremony speech Obaid Al-Osaimi said Kuwait Shooting Sport Club is proud to organize the KOTC shooting tournament each year, due to the company’s contributions in supporting KSSC activities, and encouragement of shooters to reach their goals. Al-Osaimi said that more than 75 shooters participated from the club and National Guard, who completed in a friendly atmosphere.

He said the tournament was held as Kuwait shooting is preparing for its most dear international tournament in 2016, which is HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Annual International Grand Prix which will be held from 1st March to March 8th, in which a large number of teams will participate.

Results of the tournament were as follows:
Air pistol – men
Mideth Al-Sahaly, Hassan Al-Mulla, Saad Al-Ajmi.

Air rifle – men
Abdallah Al-Harby, Mohammad Adel, Suleiman Al-Asousi.

Air pistol – women
Huthama Al-Baghli, Athari Qurban, Israa Bahman.

Air rifle – women
Heba Irzouqi, Ayat Al-Duwaikhi, Mariam Irzouqi

50 rifle – 3 positions men
Mohammad Adel, Torky Al-Shimmari, Abdallah Al-Harby.

50m rifle, prone – men
Khalid Al-Subaie, Abdallah Al-Harby, Torky Al-Shimmari

50m pistol – men
Saad Al-Ajmi, Hassan Al-Mulla, Ali Al-Mutairi

50m rifle prone – women
Niran Irzouqi, Mariam Irzouqi, Heba Irzouqi

Air rifle – women – juniors
Heba Irzouqi, Reem Al-Bughaili, Shurooq Duwaisan.
Olympic Archery
Faisal Al-Rashidi, Abdallah Taha, Bader Al-Mutairi

Compound archery men
Ahmad Al-Shatty, Salam Al-Zaid, Amer Al-Hajiri.

By Abdellatif Sharaa

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