Saturday 31 October, 2020

Cheung, Bramwell and Darrin Richards top pistol shooting competition

Ryan Bramwell, (far right) and Darrin Richards (far left) show off their trophies after winning their respective divisions at the Liguanea Cup Pistol Shooting Competition, which was held at the Jamaica Rifle Association’s (JRA) headquarters in Kingston over the weekend.

Ryan Bramwell, (far right) and Darrin Richards (far left) show off their trophies after winning their respective divisions at the Liguanea Cup Pistol Shooting Competition, which was held at the Jamaica Rifle Association’s (JRA) headquarters in Kingston over the weekend.

Top shooters Kevin Cheung, Ryan Bramwell, and Darrin Richards decisively won their respective divisions at the hotly contested Liguanea Cup Pistol Shooting Competition, which was held at the Jamaica Rifle Association’s (JRA) headquarters in Kingston over the weekend.

Some 38 shooters competed in the prestigious championship, which was shot over 12 stages in three Divisions. In the Open division, where competitors have no restrictions on the calibre of pistol or ammunition used, Cheung topped the field with 925.0188 points ahead of David McMorris, who was second with 750.3119 and Bernard Lawrence who scored 690.1693 to place third.

Bramwell won the Standard division, which allows players to use a variety of handguns with varying capabilities, with a total of 937.2399 points while Greg Henry scored 719.4869 and Owen Campbell tallied 708.2035 to place second and third respectively.

For the Production division, where shooters use handguns that have not been modified, Richards took top honours with 913.6657; Chris Hart was second with 802.4277 and Ryan Grala was third with 708.2035.

Veteran shooter, Anthony Johnson, topped the Production Senior’s division, for competitors over 50, with Christopher Nunez finishing in second position while Pierre Chin was third. Owen Campbell won the Standard Seniors’ division where Alwin Amore was second and Patrick Evelyn was third.

The lone female competitor, Yeonie Campbell-Simpson impressed with 602.4394 points to place ninth of the 21 players in the Production division.

Summing up the competition, Practical Pistol team captain, Paul Shoucair said, “We had excellent shooting in all the divisions, with particularly fierce competition in the Production and Standard divisions, and that led to a high standard across the board.”

 

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