The Kuwaiti shooter Abdullah Al-Rasheedi on Sunday granted the bronze medal he bagged yesterday in the skeet competition in Rio de Janeiro's games to the people of Kuwait who have backed him throughout his sports life.
Al-Rasheedi in a statement added that he was awarding the win to the political leadership, namely His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
He deeply cherished the unlimited support granted to him by the Minister of Information and the Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah and the General Director of the Public Authority for Sports Sheikh Ahmad Al-Mansour Al-Sabah.
Al-Rasheedi had earned the bronze medal, beating the Ukrainian foe, Mykola Milchev.
On Wednesday, the Kuwaiti champion Feheid Al-Dihani won the gold medal in the double-trap competition, drawing much applause from Kuwait's top leaders and ordinary citizens.