Pakistan Army show their shooting prowess

First National Air-gun Shooting Championship commences under the auspices of Federal Rifle Association


Our Correspondent November 18, 2016

KARACHI: Pakistan Army were the most successful team on the opening day of the first National Air-gun Shooting Championship that commenced under the auspices of the Federal Rifle Association at the Gun and Country Club in Islamabad yesterday.

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In the men’s individual air pistol event, Hav Kaleemullah of Pakistan Army scored 771.8 points to claim gold medal, while Muhammad Shehzad Akhtar of Pakistan Navy scored 770 points to win silver and Pakistan Air Force’s Kaleemullah settled for bronze with a score of 741.4. Air pistol category’s team event was also won by Pakistan Army with a combined total of 1703 points. Following them in second place were Pakistan Navy (1698 points), whereas Pakistan Air Force rounded off the top three, thanks to their tally of 1683 points.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 18th, 2016.

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COMMENTS (4)

Giri | 4 years ago | Reply @GURU: Most army men are supposed to shoot well. That is their day job. In every army there are many snipers who are good shooting. So that is also given. Most Armies have that. There is onlyh one way to separate best from good. And that is Olympic, world and Asian championships. That is where only best can compete and we select best 3.
Aleem | 4 years ago | Reply @Giri Keep your opinion to yourself. Its quite obvious that you are having a serious case of heartburn.
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