Pakistani sharpshooter Asad Wahid sets long-Range shooting record in UK
Asad Wahid has been scaling new heights in long-range shooting, becoming the first-ever Pakistani to be appointed as the national F class rifle team’s Adjutant Officer in Great Britain.
Pakistani sharpshooter, Asad Wahid has been scaling new heights in long-range shooting, becoming the first-ever Pakistani to be appointed as the national F class rifle team’s Adjutant Officer in Great Britain.
Asad set the new GB Long Range 1000 Yard F T/R record at the 2019 GBFCA with his 99.10 score. He is now on the roll of honor/records holder's club as he beat the previous long standing 99.7 record score from 2012!
This is an amazing result for Asad, as this is only his 2nd year competing in the F Class. Asad had the highest V bull count in the entire match with an overall score of 363.37.
Asad Wahid is currently unstoppable and showing no signs of slowing down with his impressive collection of trophies and medals all earned with the help of his Barnard Model S Action in his Dolphin rifle - all in the last couple of months.
Asad also holds a number of national records and awards to his name, including the following:
- Great Britain National F class Champion (F T/R)
- Top Gun UK Champion
- GB National Pennine Challenge Champion (F T/R)
- GB National Northern F-class Champion (F T/R)
- GB National Highland Challenge Champion (F T/R)
- Runner UP GB Long Range Challenge (F T/R)
- 5th Place European Championship
- Top Gun Champion (2018)
He became the national UK champion in the long-range shooting recently, the award ceremony for which will be held on Sunday to award him the champion’s title.
Asad’s success at the international level is a great inspiration for not just Pakistanis but for others as well. The marksman felt honored to achieve all these awards and urged more Pakistanis to take up the sport and make a name for not just themselves on the international stage, but for their country as well.