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Ibrahim Al-Muhannadi won first place in the men’s Amir Cup 2020

Ibrahim Al-Muhannadi won the first place in the men’s Amir Cup 2020 Shooting & Archery Championshi, followed by Ali Al-Yazidi and Ahmed Al-Abdi in third place at the Losail Shooting Range on Friday.

In the youth competitions, Muhammad Mualla Mostafavi won the first place and Muhammad bin Khaled al-Thani took the second place.

In the Olympic Youth Competition, Muhammad bin Khalid al-Thani won the first place and Muhammad Mualla al-Mostafwi the second place.

The gold medal for the bow and arrow was achieved by Ibrahim Al Mohannadi in the Olympic Games and Ali Al Yazidi.

On Saturday, the second day of the Trap will take place Tokyo Games bound Mohamed Al Rumaihi the main attraction.

The event is the first shooting competition taking place in Qatar since March and will serve as a good build up for the Tokyo Games bound shooters.

The final two rounds of the qualification campaign will continue on Saturday followed by the final medal rounds.

Qatar has got just one quota for shooting for the Tokyo games while a few of them are in the running including Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah, who is bidding to qualify for his seventh Olympic Games.

Rashid Hamad, who represented Qatar at the 2008 Games in Beijing and the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, is one shooter, is also in the race qualify for the Games.

In the women’s section, Al Dana Al Mubarak, who won a gold medal for Qatar in the Islamic Solidarity Games and represented the country at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia, is one of the women’s shooters who will be also be good showing in the events leading to the Olympic

300 quota places for the Games are entitled to the shooters coming from their respective NOCs, based on the results at designated ISSF supervised Championships subjected to the ISSF rules from September 1, 2018 to June 6, 2021.

Host nation Japan has been guaranteed twelve quota places with one in each of the individual events. Four quota places (top two teams per NOC) will be awarded to the shooters competing in each of the mixed team events (rifle, pistol, and trap), while the highest-ranked shooter, who has not qualified yet or whose NOC does not have a berth in any of the twelve individual events, will obtain a direct Olympic quota place through the World Rankings. The remaining twenty-four quota places are available to the eligible NOCs under the Tripartite Commission Invitation, with two in each of the individual event, to attain a maximum number of 360.

On Friday In the junior section, Ibrahim Mohamed Al Tamimi (59) leads after three rounds followed by Mohammed Alkharraz (53),  Abdulrahman Al Naemi  (52), Ahmad Majed Al Khulaifi      (49),  Fahad Masoud Al Marri (49),        Abdulaziz Abdulmuhsin Alkharraz, (40),  Abdulaziz Sultan Al Hemaidi  (37), Salman Mohamed Masoud,     (30) and Abdulaziz Abdulrahman Al Dehaimi (20),

In the women’s section, Noora.Essa Al Ali leads having knocked down 66 targets followed by Noora.Saad Al Mohannadi (63)  and Kholoud Hassan Al Khalaf      (60).

The final two rounds and the final medal round, of both women and junior men, will be held on Saturday along with the men’s final round.

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