By Franklin Wilson in Ohio, USA compliments of
NAMILCO, Ringbang, Fazias Collection, Crown Mining Supply and Queensway
National Fullbore Captain Mahendra Persaud, one of three West Indian shooters competing at the National Rifle Association of America (NRA) Fullbore National Championships being contested at Camp Perry, Ohio, USA is 41st Overall going into today’s third and final day of shooting.
These championships have attracted the best shooters in the world and even the USA, one of the top nations has been finding it difficult to hold off the Australian and British shooters. Persaud along with Caribbean Individual Champion, Guyanese Lennox Braithwaite and West Indies Fullbore Shooting Council (WIFBSC) President, Trinidadian Norris Gomez are the only competitors from the Caribbean taking on the best in the world.
After two days of intense action in testing conditions, Persaud is 41st Overall with a total of 440-38 having shot a possible at the 300 yards range yesterday (75-6) which saw him placing 102nd of 356 entries.
Braithwaite is at 142nd with 431-37 while Gomez is holding down the 221st spot on 415-19.
David Luckman of Great Britain, who was part of the Great Britain team that visited Guyana in 2013, is at the top of the table after two days with 446-59, followed by Australian Matthew Possebon 446-55; Jim Bailey of Australia 446-51; Ed Jeens (Great Britain) 446-45; Parag Patel (Great Britain) 445-52; Matthew Ensor (Great Britain) 445-48; Jon Underwood (Great Britain) 445-48; Jane Messer (Great Britain) 445-35; Brandon Green (USA) 444-50 and Schalk Cullinan (South Africa) 444-48, the top 10 shots of 359 entrants.
Following are the respective scores from the ranges for the two days so far:
The final day today will see the 359 marksmen and women going after each other at the 600 and 1000 yards ranges before the top 10 are selected to go into a Shoot Off at the 1000 yards range to decide the top three who will receive a gold, silver and bronze medal.
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