Jordan has sent a team to compete at the 13th Arab Shooting Championships which get underway in Kuwait on Friday.
Sixteen shooters have been chosen to compete in both the men’s and women’s events, and it follows a two-month camp in Jordan to allow the coaches, Mohammad Al Khalyleh and Mufeed Al Hmaideh, to work on developing the team’s skills and tactics.
With shooting being an Olympic sport, there will be a lot of focus this year to build the team up to a strong international level.
The team Men’s pistol (10m): Raed Al Qurashi, Abdullah Al Bataineh, Murad Al Kresha, Mohammad AlHaj Hassan, Mohammad Al Amro and Mohammad Taha.
Men’s free rifle (50m): Mufeed Alawaseh, Mohammad Al Khaldi, Fayz Salameh and Sulaiman Al Mas’eed.
Women’s pistol (10m): Samira Al Bataineh, Aydah Al Zyoud, Ghadir Badndi, Ala’a Al Zawahreh, Ala’a Eid and Manal Al Faris. Ghassan Sha’bban will head the delegation.