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Al-Harbi wins horseback archery championship – ARAB TIMES

ByMary M. Ward

Mar 23, 2022





KUWAIT CITY, March 23: Today at 9 a.m. will attend the qualifications for the men’s and women’s skeet competition throwing 75 flats in the championship of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah , may God protect him and his patronage, the great international shooting event held at the Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex, with the participation of more than 200 shooters, representing 20 Arab and foreign countries. Championship competitions end on Friday with the skeet shooting finals, after the shooters have scored 50 goals, bringing the total to 125 goals. Six shooters will qualify for the final, vying for the first three places.

The winners with the organizers, pose for a group photo during the Horseback Archery Championship Awards Ceremony

In contrast, shooter Nayef Al-Harbi won the Mounted Archery Championship, which was held on the sidelines of the Prince Archery Championship. Abdulaziz Al-Sharekh came second, followed by Ibrahim Al-Enezi, Abdullah Al-Daihani, Osama Yassin and Abdulmohsen Dulaim. The heroes were honored by the President of the Kuwaiti and Arab Federations, Eng. Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi. Shooter Nayef Al-Harbi expressed his joy at winning a cup in the archery championship. He said, “Holding this competition in this great forum is an important step towards spreading this traditional game among young people.” For his part, the acting technical director and director of the fields of Al-Khartoush, Mashfi Al-Mutairi, confirmed that the preparations for the holding of the competitions of the championship have been completed, adding that the preparation of the fields for the competitions has been completed. in record time, in just two weeks. .

Al-Mutairi pointed out that Kuwaiti shooting with the cartridge ranks fourth in the world and the shooters enjoy a high reputation in the world thanks to the unlimited support of officials. Sudanese shooter Khadija Omar said that her participation in the Prince’s International Championship was part of her total concern to be present in these very important competitions, which bring together a large number of eminent shooters, which gives her a good opportunity for friction at large. level that will have feedback on her in the future. She praised the high and distinguished organization of the tournament and said that the organizers of the International Championship of His Highness the Amir paid attention to every detail and overcame all obstacles in front of the participants to present a distinguished level.