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KUWAIT CITY, May 10: Secretary of Kuwait Shooting Club Obaid Al-Osaimi said on Tuesday the national team would take part in the third Gulf sports tournament due to kick off in Kuwait on Friday. Al-Osaimi said in a statement to journalists that 28 Kuwaiti shooters would partake in the Olympic competitions, due at the Olympic Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Stadium.
The participating shooting champions are Mansour Al-Rashidi, Abdulaziz Al-Faihan, Abdullah Al-Rashidi, Abdulaziz Al-Saad, Mohammad Al-Daihani, Khaled Al-Mudhaf, Talal Al-Rashidi, Abdulrahman Al-Faihan, Nasser Al-Muqalled and Ahmad Al-Daihani (in skete and trap categories). The shooting team is already undergoing intensive training, Al-Osaimi said, adding that the Omani team was expected to arrive in Kuwait later today.
The club ranges have been prepared to hold the five-day competitions due on May 15, Al-Osaimi said, predicting strong competitions among the shooters, considering high skills of the participants from the other Gulf countries. The Gulf competitions will be in handball, volleyball, basketball, futsal (indoor soccer), swimming, track and field, karate, judo, fencing, tennis, biking, hockey, padel and some electronic games. Women athletes are scheduled to take part in futsal, biking, track and filed, tennis table, basketball, electronic games and padel’s competitions.(KUNA) –