The three-day Independence Shooting Championship got underway on Thursday under the patronage of HRH Prince Mohammed bin Talal, President of the Royal Shooting Club.
The tournament is held to celebrate Independence Day with the participation of 53 shooters competing across several competitions in trap, skeet, air gun, bullseye and combat pistol. Mr. Nader Madi, the official spokesman for the Royal Jordanian Shooting Federation, said the event is held annually and considered one of the main championships on the sport’s calendar.
It will also enable several shooters to prepare ahead of the World Championships in Italy at the end of this month.
The results of the first day:
22mm Pistol: 1 - Nayel Sarhan 2 - Tarek Al - Sa'aida 3 - Bassem Khorma
Air rifle 10mm: 1 - Fayez Alslaita 2 - Bilal Matarneh 3 – Daifallah Shurafat
Air pistol: 1 - Raed Al - Qurashi 2 - Mohamed Walid 3 Mohamed Al – Zyoud
Female Air pistol: 1- Asmaa Zeid 2- Alaa Eid 3- Manal Al-Faris.