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ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The 27th National Shooting Championship 2020 was held at Army Marksmen Unit (AMU), Jhelum on Monday.
The mega national event which is held every year, involved all national level teams competing for the coveted title. Pakistan Navy, being the defending champions, won the title of National Shooting Championship consecutively third time with 17 gold, 17 silver and 11 bronze medals whereas Pakistan Army secured the runners-up position and Pakistan Air Force secured the third position.
GOC 23 Div, Major General Shahid Imtiaz, graced the occasion as chief guest and gave away the medals to the winners. The week-long event was organized and hosted by Pakistan Army under the auspices of National Rifle Association of Pakistan (NRAP). More than 300 Shooters belonging to the teams of Army, Navy, Air Force, Punjab, Sindh, WAPDA, ASF, Federal Rifle Association (FRA) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) participated in the event and displayed their skills.
During the event, 04 new national records were made by Pakistan Navy shooters in the Rifle and Pistol Category in which Zeeshan Shakir Farid CPO/ PTI, Nadra Raees CPO/ PTI, Rabia Kabeer AB/ PT, Anas Rafi (Junior) from Pakistan Navy set new National records in Air Rifle Men, Prone Rifle Women, 25 meter Pistol women and Air Rifle Men Youth category respectively.
The chief guest, while addressing the ceremony, appreciated the efforts put in by all players/ juries and organizers for their active participation in the event.
TEAM GOLD SILVER BRONZE TOTAL
NAVY 17 17 11 45 (Winner)
ARMY 13 10 09 32 (Runners Up)
PAF 02 03 08 13
SINDH – 02 02 04
PUNJAB – – 01 01
WAPDA – – 01 01
TOTAL 32 32 32 96