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Navy retains 27th National Shooting Championship title with 45 medals

Defending champion, Pakistan Navy retained the National Shooting Championship 2020 title for the consecutive third time at Army Marksmen Unit (AMU), Jhelum.

The 27th edition of National Shooting Championship 2020 came to a booming conclusion, which was organised by Pakistan Army under the auspices of National Rifle Association of Pakistan (NRAP) at Army Marksmen Unit (AMU), Jhelum.

More than 300 Shooters belonging to the teams of Army, Navy, Air Force, Punjab, Sindh, WAPDA, ASF, Federal Rifle Association (FRA) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa participated in the event.

Pakistan Navy successfully defended their title to emerge victorious for the third consecutive time, claimed 17 gold, 17 silver and 11 bronze medals. Pakistan Army secured the runners-up position, while Pakistan Air Force (PAF) ended third.

During the event, four new national records were made by Pakistan Navy shooters in the Rifle and Pistol Category in which Zeeshan Shakir Farid CPO/ PTI, Nadra Raees CPO/PTI, Rabia Kabeer AB/PT, Anas Rafi (Junior) from Pakistan Navy set new national records in Air Rifle Men, Prone Rifle Women, 25-meter Pistol women and Air Rifle Men Youth category respectively.

GOC 23 Div, Major General Shahid Imtiaz, graced the closing ceremony as a chief guest and distributed medals among the winners.

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