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Oman Participation continues at the Islamic Solidarity Games

Oman national shooting team for trap (dish shooting) presented positive results, despite not qualifying for the final in the preliminary qualifiers of the competition, within the competitions of the fifth edition of the Islamic Solidarity Games, which is being held in Turkish city of Konya, from August 9 to 18, where the shooters achieved good numbers compared to the strength of the competition with the presence of elite shooters from 21 countries.

In the competitions for men, the shooter Hussein al Shahoumi ranked 16th place with 116 dishes out of 125, while the shooter Abdullah al Mandhari ranked 22nd place with 113 dishes out of 125, and the shooter Salim al Nasiri ranked 23rd place with 112 dishes out of 125. In the women's competitions, Reem al Hosanieh ranked 11th place with 111 dishes out of 125, while Fakhriya al Jahafia ranked 13th with 107 points out of 125.

Friday, the trap team will compete in the mixed competitions for men and women, which will continue until August 16, where Oman's national shooting team will be represented by Hussein al Shahoumi and Reem al Hosani respectively.

Oman national weightlifting team confirmed its readiness to compete in the competitions, through training sessions in Tuyap Hall today. The team consists of coach Mazen al Badri, and Elias al Busaidy in the weight of 67 kg will participate on Saturday, while Amer al Khanjari will participate on August 14, in the weight of 89 kg. On the other hand, the Omani international referee Yousef al Hasani will participate in the weightlifting competitions.

The Oman national cycling team will participate on Saturday in the cycling competition, from August 11 to14, where105 cyclists from 16 countries are vying for the top position. The team includes, Muhammad Walid Zamani, the Coach, Ali bin Khamis al Ankoudi, deputy coach, Samuel Kattambay, mechanic, and the cyclists Saeed bin Ibrahim al Rahbi, Muhammad bin Ahmed al Wahaibi, Abdul Rahman bin Marhoon al Yaqoubi, Mazen bin Saeed al Riyami and Munther bin Abdullah al Hasani.

The Oman national swimming team arrived in Konya on Thursday, to participate from August 13 to 17, in the competitions that host nearly 220 swimmers from 35 countries. The team consists of the chief Saeed al Matroushi, the coach Mohammed al Khiari, the swimmers Issa al Adawi, Nasser al Kindi and Muhannad Awlad Thani.

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