Ahmed Al-Maktoum (sport shooter)
Ahmad bin Mohammad bin Hasher Al Maktoum
|Born||31 December 1963|
|Country||United Arab Emirates|
|Event(s)||Trap, double trap|
|Father||Mohammad bin Hasher Al Maktoum|
|Mother||Amina Bint Humaid Al Tayer|
Sheikh Ahmad bin Mohammad bin Hasher Al Maktoum (أحمد بن محمد بن حشر آل مكتوم) (born 31 December 1963 in Dubai) is a shooter from the United Arab Emirates, who won the first ever Olympic medal for his country.
Al Maktoum, a member of the ruling family of Dubai, had been participating in hunting since childhood, but it was not until the age of 34 that he took up shooting as a sport. Earlier, he was the UAE national champion in squash.
At the 2005 ISSF World Cup he won another gold medal in double trap.
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