CAIRO, June 9: Kuwait’s shooters Nasser Al-Maklad, Abdulrahman Al-Faihan and Talal Al-Torqi won on Wednesday the gold, silver and bronze medals respectively in Men’s Trap shooting contest at the Arab shooting championship hosted by Egypt. In separate statements to KUNA, the shooters dedicated their medals to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and the Kuwaiti people. Al-Maklad said he was very happy for winning this medal, regretting that he did not qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. Al-Torqi said that it is a great achievement for Kuwait, which has made several successes in this field.
He pointed to his gold medal he won at the world shooting tourney hosted by Italy two weeks ago.
He stressed that he would do his best in the next championships mainly Tokyo Olympics to raise Kuwait’s flag. Meanwhile, Al-Faihan voiced his delight about his silver medal, noting that he was about to snatch the gold. The game helps players prepare for the next Olympic games, he added. The tourney, which will run until June 12, features 300 male and female shooters from 16 Arab countries. (KUNA)