Kuwaiti Sportsmen visited Azerbaijan to Participate  in ISSF World Cup


Kuwait’s team snatched two medals; one gold and one silver, in the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup 2022 in Baku, capital of Azerbaijan. In a press release, chairman of Kuwait Shooting Club Duaij Al-Otaibi said shooters Abdulrahman Al-Faihan, Talal al-Turaki and Nasser al-Makald came fi rst in the team’s ‘Trap’ competition, while the US and Croatian teams ranked second and third respectively in the same game.

In 2021 Azerbaijan Shooting Federation is honored to host the ISSF World Cup in Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun events and it was be held in Baku between 27 May to 7 June 2022. This competition is one of the four annual stages of the ISSF World Cup in the Olympic shooting events, governed by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF).

It was the largest shooting event of its kind to be held in Baku Shooting Center after European Championship 2017. The first day of the World Cup featured qualification round for men’s and women’s 10m rifle, pistol and shotgun events. The tournament, which run until June 7, brought together 703 shooters from 66 countries contesting for 188 medals, including 30 golds.