Rawalpindi - November 14, 2008

No PR-13/2008-ISPR

17th National Shooting Championship concluded at Jhelum. Major General Khadim Hussain was the Chief Guest and gave away awards to the participants. Pakistan Navy won the championship with 883 points while Pakistan Army was runner up with 847 points. Army remained at the top of the medal table with 49 medals, whereas, Navy was second with 42.  Medals tally is as follows:-

 

 

Team

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Total

 

Army

19

17

13

49

 

Navy

19

17

6

42

 

Sind

1

2

4

7

 

Balochistan

1

2

-

3

 

Punjab

-

2

3

5

 

PAF

-

-

11

11

 

FRA

-

-

2

2

 

NWFP

-

-

1

1

 
  Four new National records were set during 12 days of shooting in twenty events:-

 
Shooters
Events Record Score
  Captain, Junaid Ali, Army Double Trap 142/200
  Havildar, Siddique Umar, Army Air Rifle 590/600
 

Lance Daffadar, Muhammad Azeem, Army

Big Bore Rifle 193/200
  Captain, Ghazanfar Abbas, Navy Big Bore Pistol 190/200

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Participants of the 17th National Shooting Championship group photographed with the chief guest, Major General Khadim Hussain at Jhelum on Friday (14-11-2008) Photo ISPR.