A RECORD 294 shooters from 31 countries are competing in the Qatar Open Shotgun Championship which begins at the Losail Shooting Range on Wednesday.
Leading Qatar’s challenge will be 2012 London Olympics bronze medallist Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah.
Competitions are being held in trap, double trap and skeet categories.
“The championship is a dress-rehearsal for the World Cup to be held in New Delhi, India, next month. There’re entries from 31 nations,” said Qatar Shooting and Archery Association President Ali Mohammad Al Kuwari.