Gupta, Richa Dubey hit bull?s eye
R K GUPTA and Richa Dubey today won the Mayor?s Trophy Rifle Shooting Championship organised at 25th SAF Battalion Shooting Range, Bhadbhada Road. The Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC), in association with the Bhopal Rifle Club (BRC), organised the event.india Updated: Feb 20, 2006 11:13 IST
R K GUPTA and Richa Dubey today won the Mayor’s Trophy Rifle Shooting Championship organised at 25th SAF Battalion Shooting Range, Bhadbhada Road. The Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC), in association with the Bhopal Rifle Club (BRC), organised the event.
More than 200 participants, both men and women, participated in the championship. The event was organised in four categories including open-sight and telescopic section. In the men’s open category, R K Gupa faced a tough fight from Faiz Bin Jung. Both collected 82.5 points each.
But Gupta was declared winner as he took lead in the grouping. Jung had to be content with the second position. M A Khan stood third with 76 points. But the talented Jung bagged the telescopic category title in style. He enthralled the spectators by collecting 97 points in this event. It was the maximum points collected by him in the championship. M A Khan came second with 83.5 points.
In the women’s open section, Richa Dubey grabbed the trophy with 76.5 points. Shams Paikar Khan stood very close to Richa with 75 points. However, she had to be content with the second position. Sunila Sharma Raja came third with 62.5 points.
In the women’s telescopic section, Amina Jung stood first with 85 points. In a special category sports a round for sports journalists was organised. Ashwini Singh of ETV won the category.
In the prize distribution ceremony, Mayor Sunil Sood distributed prizes to the winners. On the occasion, organising committee convener Mahira Salamuddin, Mohammed Shamim Khan, Shadab Khan and others were present.
Mayor, Mahira shoot
SEEING THE participants taking aim and hitting bull’s eye, Mayor Sunil Sood and organising committee convener Mahira Salamuddin could not stop themselves from picking up guns. Both shot many rounds but let’s keep their score a secret!
First Published: Feb 20, 2006 11:13 IST