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Cyprus to host ''Victory - Cyprus Grand Prix''
2008-03-13 08:33:24

Nicosia, Mar 12 -With more than 420 participants from 28 countries the ''Victory - Cyprus Grand Prix'' began on Wednesday.

The international shooting competition, which is taking place at the Nicosia Olympic Shooting Range in the area of Latsia, will be concluded next Sunday.

The President of the Cyprus Shooting Sport Federation, Dimitris Lordos, speaking yesterday at a press conference, said that ''since 2005, the Victory - Cyprus Grand Prix is included in both the International Shooting Sport Federation's and the European Shooting Confederation's calendar''.

Moreover, Mr. Lordos added, ''the competition is one out of the six competitions of the European Shotgun Cup Tournament''.

''We feel very happy for the vast number of athletes participating in the competition'', Costakis Xenophontos, the President of the Nicosia Shooting Organisation said at the press conference. According to Mr. Xenophontos ''the number of participants marks a new record for the Cyprus Grand Prix''.

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