Aizhan Dosmagambetova is among the home shooters due to be in action ©Getty Images

Shotgun disciplines are on the agenda in Almaty, where an International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Grand Prix is doubling as the Asian Championships.

Ten sets of medals are on offer altogether in Kazakhstan, in men's and women's trap and skeet, men's and women's team trap and skeet, plus mixed team trap and skeet contests. 

Solo trap contests are due to begin the Asian Championships tomorrow and conclude on Sunday (July 31).

Nine days of competition are scheduled in all, concluding with the mixed team skeet final a week on August 7.

Two-time Olympic bronze medallist Abdullah Al-Rashidi from Kuwait - who won one of those medals at Tokyo 2020 - in is the men's skeet line-up.

Abdullah Al-Rashidi is set to compete in Kazakhstan  ©Getty Images
Abdullah Al-Rashidi is set to compete in Kazakhstan ©Getty Images

Kuwait's team figure to be one of the strongest.

Athletes from China, Lebanon, Uzbekistan, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Thailand are also set to seek continental titles at the Asanov Shooting Club.

Italians are also on the entry list, but will only be able to win within the auspices of the ISSF Grand Prix.