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Pakistan Navy’s 21st National Shooting Championship – 2014 closing ceremony

Karachi, January 06, 2014 (PPI-OT): The National Shooting Championship 2014 was held at Pakistan Navy Shooting range, PNS BAHADUR from 01st to 06th January 2014.

About 250 shooters from Pakistan Army, Navy, Air Force, Punjab, Sindh, FRA, HEC and KPK are participating in this championship. The competitors are contending in total 22 events which include 10 pistols, 8 Rifles and 3 shot gun events for both men and women including juniors. All events are being conducted on the specifications of International Sports Shooting Federation.

Navy emerged as an overall winner with 19 most gold medals in the championship. Navy won Gold in Prone rifle (women), Rapid fire pistol, Air Rifle (Men) Junior, Air Rifle (women) Junior, Centre Fire Pistol, Air pistol (Men) Junior, 50 mtr free pistol, Air Rifle (Women) and 3x position rifle events of the championship. Pak Army grabbed 10 Gold medals while Sindh remained at 3rd position with 3 gold medals.

The Championship commenced on 1st January 2014 at Pakistan Navy Shooting Range under the organization of Sindh Rifle Association. Shakeel Babar of Sindh Rifle Association is Chairman Organizing Committee 21st National Shooting Championship 2014.

GOLD MEDALISTS OF PAKISTAN NAVY

  EVENTS                           GOLD MEDALISTS

  Prone Rifle (Women)             Naheed Saeed 
  Rapid Fire Pistol               Maqbool Hussain Tabbasum
  Air Rifle (Men) Junior          Huzaifa
  Air Rifle (Women) Junior        Minhal Sohail
  Centre Fire Pistol              Ghulam Mustafa Bashir
  Air Pistol (Men) Junior         Abdul Quddus
  50 Mtr free pistol (Team)       PN Team
  Air Rifle (Women) (Team)        PN Team
  Prone Rifle (Women) (Team)      PN Team
  Rapid Fire Pistol (Team)        PN Team
  Centre Fire Pistol (Team)       PN Team
  Prone Rifle (Men)               M Ayaz Tahir
  3x position Rifle (Team)        PN Team
  3x position Rifle               M Ayaz Tahir
  Air Rifle (Men)                 Ayan Amir
  Air Pistol (Men)                Uzair Ahmed
  3x Rifle (Women)                Nazish Khan
  3x Rifle (Women) (Team)         PN Team
  Air Pistol (Women)              Mehwish Maqsood

MEDAL TABLE

TEAM     Gold  Silver  Bronze
NAVY      19     11      9
ARMY      10     16     12
SINDH      3      2      1
PAF        2      3      8
HEC        -      -      1
PUNJAB     -      2      2
FRA        -      -      -
KPK        -      -      -

For more information, contact:
Lieutenant Commander Shakeel Ahmad
Assistant Director
Directorate of Public Relations
Pakistan Navy
Tel: +9221 2006 3210
Cell: +92333 217 1764 and +92300 217 1038

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