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 - - -
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