Champion Abdullah Al Ahbabi won the first place and the gold medal in the 50-meter Venice competition: Sektoon / Fire / Mixed lying position SH2 Physical handicap that includes one hand, achieving a new Asian record of 248.8 points, in today’s competitions in the Cup Championship The World Paralympic Shooting 2021, which Al Ain is hosting under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, and organized by the Zayed Higher Organization for People of Determination.
In the same competition, the Ukrainian champion Vasyl Kovaluchuk came in second place and the silver medal with a total score of 248 points, and the Italian champion Robo Lazaro came in third place and the bronze medal with a total score of 225.7 points.
Jesslyn Briz, Chair of the Technical Committee of the World Paralympic Shooting Championship, confirmed that the 2021 World Cup hosted by Al Ain has become one of the most important competitions that the International Federation looks forward to in its annual agenda due to its distinction in hosting and organizing and in an atmosphere full of hospitality in the United Arab Emirates, pointing out that the tournament The current year 2021 differs from the previous four tournaments due to the timing of their holding in the circumstances of the spread of the new Corona virus, Covid 19, which required additional effort from the Supreme Organizing Committee to preserve the health and safety of all participants in this tournament.
She indicated that this championship, which is held in Al Ain City in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, is distinguished because it is the first official tournament under the umbrella of the Federation since the last year 2020, in which no international competitions have been held for athletes of determination due to the emergency situation in which all countries of the world are living.
She thanked the Higher Organizing Committee and the Zayed Higher Organization for People of Determination for the continuous support and support during the current tournament and over the past tournaments, and on behalf of the World Paralympic Shooting Championship, she welcomed everyone in the World Cup – Al Ain 2021.
For his part, Hammad Askar Al-Otaibi, the supervisor of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia team participating in the tournament, expressed his thanks and appreciation to the government and people of the United Arab Emirates, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the Organizing Supreme Committee, and the Zayed Higher Organization for People of Determination for the good reception and hospitality, praising the organization Abu Dhabi offers at the highest level and application Precautionary measures to preserve the health and safety of all participating delegations, whether in the venue of the competitions at Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting and Golf Club, or in the seat of the delegation. Pointing out that participation in the rifle competitions takes place with an air pressure of ten meters.
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