Pakistan Navy wins first Shooting Championship


Pakistan Navy won 1st National Airgun Shooting Championship 2016 while Pakistan Army and Pakistan Air Force got 3rd and 4th position respectively.

Capital Development Authority (CDA) Chairman and Islamabad Mayor, Sheikh Ansar Aziz was the chief guest on the concluding ceremony and gave away the medals and certificates. The championship was arranged by Federal Rifle Association, and Gun and Country Club, Islamabad.

Pakistan Sports Board Director General Dr Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera, Federal Rifle Association Executive Vice President Col Agha Abbas Raza, Gun and Country Club Secretary Athar Rauf Bhatti, Organising Secretary Yasir Javed and Media Coordinator, Raja Nauman Afzal and a large number of shooters were also present at the occasion.

Pakistan Navy won the championship with 4 gold, 5 silver and 3 bronze medals, Pakistan Army got the 2nd position with 4 gold and 3 silver medals, Pakistan Air Force obtained the 3rd position with 3 bronze medals and Punjab secured the 4th position with 2 bronze medals.

Six teams from all over Pakistan took part in the championship including Pakistan Army, Pakistan Navy, Pakistan Air Force, Punjab, KPK and Islamabad. Some 82 shooters including 50 men and 32 women participated in the championship.