Tomorrow marks the beginning of the ISSF World Cup Shotgun Doha 2023, which will take place at the Lusail Shooting Complex in Qatar. The eight-day tournament will feature over 450 marksmen from 63 different countries, all competing for top honours. Organized by the Qatar Shooting & Archery Association and sanctioned by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF), the event is part of a series of 12 tournaments being held in 11 countries, with the shotgun competition in Qatar being the second of six similar events.
Deputy Director of the Championship, Jassim Shaheen Al Sulaiti, stated that the Lusail Complex is fully prepared to host the high-profile tournament and deliver a good competition. Qatar will field five shooters in each category, skeet and trap, for both men and women at the event. Deputy General Manager of the Championship, Jassim Shaheen Al Sulaiti, added that the hosts are hoping for a number of podium spots, with Olympian Rashid Al Athba and female shooter Reem Al Sharshani being seen as particular favourites.