Doha: Hosts Qatar finished with a rich haul of 12 medals at the Second CISM International Shotgun Championship which ended at the Losail Shooting Complex, yesterday.
In the two-day championship, sanctioned by International Military Sports Council (CISM), Qatar finished with three gold, four silver and five bronze, to finish second overall.
Italy topped the overall medals tally with four gold, one silver and a bronze medal in the championship which was contested by 75 shooters from 10 countries.
Qatar women shooters stole the show winning gold in the team events in the Skeet and Trap events, the third gold for Qatar came in the Men’s Skeet competition.
Qatar-1 Team Skeet team comprising of Deena Al Tebaishi, Reem Al Sharshani and Hanan Haji topped, while Qatar-2 Team consisting of Sarah Mohammed, Mashael Al Sharshani and Hajar Mohammed won silver.
Bahrain team comprising of Fatema Ali, Samah Ebrahim and Khulood Anwar won the bronze medal.
Qatar also won gold and silver in the Women’s Trap event, while Oman picked up the bronze.
The hosts also won medals in the Men’s Skeet individual event. Saeed Abusharib clinched silver while Mohammed Al Kuwari for bronze.
Qatar also won a bronze medal in the Men’s Trap event, where Italy topped and Kuwait had to settle for the silver.
In Men’s Skeet team, Qatar won gold and bronze while Italy clicnhed silver.
On the first day of the championship, Qatar had won one silver and two bronze.
Sarah Mohammed finished second in the Women’s Skeet event, while compatriot Reem Al Sharshani clinched bronze to complete the two-three in the event.
Isarapa Imprasertsuk of Thailand clinched the top prize in Skeet. Qatar’s other bronze medal on the first day came in the Women’s Trap event.
Nawal Al Khalaf won a shootout with compatriot Amna Al Abdulla to win the third place.
Italian Giansanti Romina topped the event followed by Kuwiat’s Sarah Al Hawal.
Shooters from Bahrain, Finland, Iraq, Italy, Kuwait, Latvia, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar and Thailand took part.