Shooting: Masoud makes experience count

January 26, 2014 - 2:14:59 pm

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Masoud Saleh Al Athba (centre), winner in the Skeet event at the Qatar Shooting and Archery Association (QSAA) Heir Apparent Cup poses for a picture along with silver medal winner Khaled Rashid Al Mohannadi (left),  and third place finisher Rashid Saleh Al Athba at Losail shooting Range yesterday. RIGHT: Hajar Goulam (centre), winner in the women’s Skeet event poses for a picture along with second place finisher Reem Al Shirshani (left), and bronze medallist Aamal Al Rafia.

PICTURES BY: SALIM MATRAMKOT

Doha: Veteran shooter Masoud Saleh Hamad Al Athba shot a perfect-15 in the final round to win the Skeet event of the Qatar Shooting and Archery Association’s (QSAA) Heir Apparent Cup at the Losail Shooting Range here yesterday.

The 2002 Busan Asian Games gold medallist defeated Khaled Rashid Al Mohannadi 15-12 to emerge victorious.

In the shootout for the third place, Rashid Saleh Al Athba emerged on top setting aside the challenge of Saaed Hamad Abosharib 14-13.

“It’s a huge win and will boost my morale ahead of the Asian Championships and the World Championships,’ said the 39-year-old, a double gold medallist at the 2002 Busan Asian Games.

In the women’s Skeet, Hajar Goulam defeated Reem Al Shirshani to win the top honours.

The Peninsula

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