CAIRO: The Saudi national shooting team has recorded second-place finishes in the men’s air pistol and air rifle competitions at the Arab Shooting Championship being held in Cairo.
Shooters Atallah Nidaa, Safar Al-Dossary, and Muhammad Al-Malki finished behind hosts Egypt in the air pistol discipline, and ahead of third-place UAE.
Led by Prince Saud bin Khalid bin Abdullah, president of the Saudi Shooting Federation, the 14-member Saudi team had landed in the Egyptian capital on Thursday for the tournament which runs until June 12 and includes 300 shooters from 12 countries.
Meanwhile, in the air rifle category, the Saudi team claimed second place thanks to the efforts of Misfir Aboud, Hussein Gwaili, and Fayez Al-Enezi, with Egypt once again taking top spot.
In the individual 10m pistol competition, Al-Dossary and Nidaa won first and second places.