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Al-Tariqi and Al-Rashidi ‘stay’ on track for finals

TOKYO, July 25: Kuwaiti men skeet shooters Abdullah Tariqi Al-Rashidi and Mansour Al-Rashidi finished Sunday the first round of Tokyo 2020 Olympics skeet qualifications held at the Asaka Olympic fields. Al-Tariqi scored 74 dishes out of 75, while Mansour Al- Rashidi 71, as second round to be completed tomorrow, with two rounds to determine the six shooters who qualify for the finals. Al-Tariqi made a strong start in the first three rounds, in which he was able to get the sixth place, equal with four other shooters, and one plate ahead of the first place winners.

Meanwhile, Kuwaiti player Abdulrahman Al-Fadhel took fourth place in the third round to improve positions in the rowing competition of men individuals, recording 8.56.83 minutes, and will have his last race on July 29. Al-Fadhel missed the chance to qualify for quarterfinals in the last second round, after he came fourth, recording 9.04.73 minutes in the race held at Tokyo Bay “Sea Forest Waterway”. On the other hand, Kuwaiti national athletics team delegation are expected to arrive in Tokyo to participate in the 32nd Olympic Games. The delegation includes national coach Bader Abbas, player Yaqoub Al-Youha and player Madhawi Al-Shammari. (KUNA)

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