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KUWAIT CITY, March 21: The official and sideline competitions of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Annual International Shooting Grand Prix got underway at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex on Monday. A friendship tournament between Kuwait Shooting Federation and Japan Clay Target Shooting Association opened as a sideline with four teams from each side are taking part, said Obaid Al-Osaimi, director of the Grand Prix and Secretary of Kuwait Shooting Club.
Each team is made up of two shooters, including one from persons with special needs, he noted. Al-Osaimi thanked Kuwait Paralympic Committee for promoting the shooting sport among persons with disabilities. On the official trap events of the Grand Prix championship, he said 200 participants, males and females, are gearing up for the singles competitions. The trap events will culminate in the final on Wednesday and then the two-day skeet event will open the following day, he added.(KUNA)