[www.inewsguyana.com] – Reigning Caribbean Full-bore shooting champion Lennox Braithwaite took his winning ways to the shorter ranges and holds the lead in the Guyana NRA Handgun section End of Year championships after the first round of competition at the TSU ranges at Eve Leary.
The full-bore marksman who finished fourth in the just concluded National senior rifle shooting championships recorded 293 points in the .22 Precision Pistol event last weekend and goes into the second stage with a six-point advantage over experienced hand gunner Hemant Narine who recorded 287 points in a fiercely fought first round of competition.
Female shooter Vidushi Persaud held on to third position with 277 points.
The shooters will now focus their attention on the Practical Pistol Shoot at the Timehri ranges on Sunday starting at 09:00 hours.
The third and final leg is set for December 7th with the Action Pistol event at the TSU ranges at Eve Leary.
The presentation of prizes for the handgun and fullbore championships will be presented during the Guyana National Rifle Association (GNRA) Annual Presentation Ceremony to be held during December at a date and venue to be confirmed.