Omani shooters achieve positive results in Konya

Sports Thursday 11/August/2022 22:28 PM
By: Times News Service
Omani shooters achieve positive results in Konya

Konya: Oman’s national shooting team for trap (dish shooting) gave positive results, though they did not qualify for the final in the preliminary qualifiers of the competition at the fifth edition of the Islamic Solidarity Games. The shooters achieved good results despite the presence of elite shooters from 21 countries.

In the competitions (men), shooter Hussein Al Shahoumi ranked 16th place with 116 dishes out of 125, while shooter Abdullah Al Mandhari was ranked 22nd with 113 dishes out of 125. The shooter Salim Al Nasiri ranked 23rd with 112 dishes out of 125.

 In the girls category, Reem Al Hosanieh ranked 11th with 111 dishes out of 125, while Fakhriya Al Jahafia was ranked 13th with 107 points out of 125.

On Friday, the trap team will compete in the mixed competitions (men and girls), that will continue until 16 August, where Oman’s national shooting team will be represented by Hussein Al Shahoumi and Reem Al Hosani.

Oman national weightlifting team confirmed its readiness to compete in the competitions through training sessions in Tuyap Hall. The team consists of coach Mazen Al Badri. Elias Al Busaidi will participate in the 67kg category on Saturday while Amer Al Khanjari will participate on August 14 in the 89kg category. On the other hand, the Omani international referee Yousef Al Hasani will officiate in the weightlifting competitions.

Oman’s national cycling team will participate in the cycling competition on Saturday, in which 105 cyclists from 16 countries are taking part. The team members include Coach Muhammad Walid Zamani, assistant coach Ali bin Khamis Al Ankoudi, Samuel Kattambay, cyclists Saeed bin Ibrahim Al Rahbi, Muhammad bin Ahmed Al Wahaibi, Abdul Rahman bin Marhoon Al Yaqoubi, Mazen bin Saeed Al Riyami and Munther bin Abdullah Al Hasani.

On the other hand, Oman national swimming team arrived in Konya to participate from 13 to 17 August, with 220 swimmers from 35 countries. The team consists of chief Saeed Al Matroushi, coach Mohammed Al Khiari, swimmers Issa Al Adawi, Nasser Al Kindi and Muhannad Awlad Thani.