Libya won the bronze medal in the World Shooting Championship, which kicked off at the El-Remaya Square in the Giza Governorate in Egypt.
350 shooters participated in the World Shooting Championship, representing Libya, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Italy, the United States, France, England, Spain, Portugal, Argentina, Armenia, Czech Republic, Hungary and Japan.
The French team, consisting of the trio Franck, Delmas and Francis, won the gold medal for achieving 54 successful throws.
The Egyptian team, consisting of the trio of Hassan Al-Kori, Franco Donato and Ahmed Youshra, won the silver medal with 53 successful throws.
The Libyan team, consisting of the trio of Osama Abu Khdeir, Miftah Al-Mushahi and Arhuma Mohamed, won the bronze medal with 48 successful throws.
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 was hosted by Egypt from October 11th to 18th, with the participation of 350 male and female shooters from 15 Arab and foreign countries.
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. However, due to the repercussions of the spread of COVID-19, it was postponed to 2021 (the current championship).
The tournament is 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.