Libya Partakes in World Shooting Championship


Libya is participating in the World Shooting Championship, which begins on Saturday. The championship began with the Grand Prix Championship and the competitions of the African Championship on the fields of shooting ranges in Egypt’s International City for Olympic Games in the New Administrative Capital.

The tournament is held under the auspices of Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. It will be hosted by Egypt from October 11th to 18th, with the participation of 350 male and female shooters from 15 Arab and foreign countries.

The countries participating in the tournament are Libya, Egypt, Italy, the United States, France, England, Spain, Portugal, Argentina, Armenia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, United Araba Emirates, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Syria.

Major General Hazem Hosni, Head of the African Shooting Sport Federation and Head of the tournament’s organizing committee, confirmed that the championship will witness skilled competitions. He noted that the last World Shooting Championship was in 2016 and Egypt had won the organization of the world championship in 2018, but due to the repercussions of the spread of COVID-19, it was postponed to 2021 (the current championship).

The tournament will be judged by a group of international judges including, Amr Abu El-Ezz, Burj Mashgian, Magdy Shafiq, Salah Qassem, Atef Naim, Ayman Attia, Tarek Othman, Misak Leon, headed by Ahmed El-Amrawy.