First prize distribution ceremony of 23rd National Shooting Championship held

Karachi, May 26, 2016 (PPI-OT):First prize distribution ceremony of the 23rd National Shooting Championship-2016 was held at PN Shooting Range Karsaz Karachi. Air Marshal Muhammad Ashfaque Arain, Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Administration), was the Chief Guest at the occasion. Chief Guest awarded medals to the winners of different individual and team event categories. Out of 22 events, 16 events have been completed including 04 events of juniors on various shooting ranges.

Pakistan Air Force hosted the championship this time. In which 250 shooters from 08 teams from all over Pakistan participated in the Championship including Punjab, Sindh, Baluchistan, Federal Rifle Association, HEC, and Tri Services. Competitions were held in 04 different range categories of 50 meter, 25 meter, 10 meter and Shotgun Range. The Championship was conducted as per international standards in different gun categories of Rifles, Pistols and Shotguns. Men, Women and Young shooters from all over Pakistan competed in different 22 Individual and team events.

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