Pakistan Navy retain National Shooting Championship title

By: News Desk      Published: 05:32 PM, 5 Oct, 2020
Pakistan Navy retain National Shooting Championship title

Pakistan Navy successfully defended its title in 27th National Shooting Championship 2020, which was held at Army Marksmen Unit (AMU), Jhelum.

The mega national event which is held every year, involved all national level teams competing for the coveted title.

Pakistan Navy, being the defending champion, 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 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.