Under the sponsorship of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Hereder Prince of Fujairah, tomorrow will begin the official competitions of the Fujairah International Mountain Shooting Championship, which began with a preliminary training session in the past lunes and will continue until the 11th of February. With the participation of 444 competitors from 43 countries around the world, with prizes totaling more than one million dirhams.
The great support and patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi are at the forefront of the tournament’s success factors, as well as providing integrated logistical services to participants. Participating in the world competition, in addition to the intensity of competition between competitors, mainly because they are world champions and experienced in the sport of target shooting.
A member of the organizing committee, Prof. Hessa Al Falasi, confirmed that the training days of the tournament had a large influx of participants who flocked to buy tickets for training and parallel tournaments, the biggest ever held in an official tournament.
On choosing the Ghubi region as the host of the tournament, Hesa stressed that the region is characterized by good and attractive mountain nature, and therefore we saw that the potters’ platforms should be in the mountains to give strength. the tournament. It is the difference and a kind of challenge between competitors, as well as the beauty and uniqueness of the region’s nature, which contributed to its presentation as a tourist destination for tournament guests from different countries around the world.
Emirati competitor Ali Ahmed Al-Yamahi described the idea of the tournament as a smart one, especially as the Gobi Valley region is characterized by terrain and high mountains, which poses a great challenge for participants, as well as enriching tourist traffic. The Emirate of Fujairah in addition to providing a great experience for tournament participants.
He added: The sport of mountain shooting has achieved its rightful place by choosing Wadi Ghub in Diba Al-Fujairah as the venue for the tournament.
Qatari competitor Mona Nasser Al-Nubi described the atmosphere of the tournament as exciting and highlighted that the presence of a large number of experienced players in the game presents a great challenge for participants, amidst strong competition in mountain shooting. .
For his part, the English competitor Peter Mead assessed the organization and organization of the tournament as exceptional and that the large influx of participants indicates that a great effort was made by the organizers, which confirms the capabilities of the Emirate of Fujairah and its achievements . global. . in the organization of events and similar activities.
Mead said it was his first time playing a tournament in the Emirates and Fujairah in particular, stating that the tournament chose the right location in terms of terrain and terrain, describing the locations of the firing platforms as excellent. And clarifying the objective of the jackpot, praising the invitation of world shooting champion “George Dickwid” to join the tournament team, which encouraged him and helped to attract the world champions of the game.
Source: Al Ittihad
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