Sports Other News 11 Feb 2020 Gusti, Shafath top s ...

Gusti, Shafath top shots at State shooting

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Feb 11, 2020, 2:05 am IST
Updated Feb 11, 2020, 2:05 am IST
As many as 100 shooters from across the country trained their guns on the 23 events in the competition.
Winners of Telangana Open Super Big Bore Shooting pose with their trophies at the Aman Sanghi 300m Rifle Big Bore Shooting Ranges in Sanghi Nagar near Hyderabad.
 Winners of Telangana Open Super Big Bore Shooting pose with their trophies at the Aman Sanghi 300m Rifle Big Bore Shooting Ranges in Sanghi Nagar near Hyderabad.

Hyderabad: Gusti Noria and Nawab Shafath Ali Khan shone bright at the 1st Telangana Open Super Big Bore Shooting held at Certified Aman Sanghi 300m Rifle Big Bore Shooting Ranges in Sanghi Nagar near Hyderabad.

Gusti won four golds, one silver and a bronze. He also won an award for the best maintained rifle of the country — a Westlex Richards double barrel (DBBL) calibre .470.

 

Gusti took the top place in the Single Barrel Open Sight Rifles .375 Calibre Magnum And Above (Sbbl) Running Target; Double Barrel Telescope/Optic Sight .375 Calibre Magnum And Above Duelling Target; Single Barrel Open Sight Rifles .375 Calibre And Below Duelling Target; and Double Barrel Open Sight Rifles .375 Calibre And Below Duelling Target categories while settling for silver in the Double Barrel Open Sight Rifles .375 Calibre Magnum And Above (Dbbl) Running Target. He finished third in the Single Barrel Open Sight Rifles .375 Calibre Magnum And Above Duelling Target event.

Shafath Ali Khan four golds and two bronzes. He emerged on top in the Double Barrel Telescope/Optic Sight Rifles .375 Calibre Magnum And Above (Dbbl) Running Target; Single Barrel Telescope/Optic Sight .375 Calibre Magnum And Above Duelling Target; Single Barrel Open Sight Rifles .375 Calibre Magnum And Above Duelling Target and Single Barrel Open Sight Rifles .375 Calibre Magnum And Above Duelling Target events while ending third in the Single Barrel Telescope/Optic Sight Rifles .375 Calibre Magnum And Above (Sbbl) Running Target and Single Barrel Telescope/Optic Sight Rifles .375 Calibre And Below Duelling Target events.

Viqar Ahmed Shafeeq was the other shooter from the State who did well. He won the Single Barrel Telescope/Optic Sight Rifles .375 Calibre And Below, Running Target event and finished third in the Single Barrel Telescope/Optic Sight .375 Calibre Magnum And Above Duelling Target section.

As many as 100 shooters from across the country trained their guns on the 23 events in the competition.

Amit Sanghi, President of Telangana Rifle Association, stated that the competition was planned as an audience oriented spectacular program where the spectators will enjoy a bird’s view of the breath-taking events unfolding right before them.

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