Ryan McKinnon and Joshua Ramlakhan won the senior and junior categories at last weekend’s .22 Pistol competition as the Guyana National Rifle Association (GNRA) hosted the first leg of its Year-end Handgun championships at the TSU Ranges at Eve Leary.
McKinnon who scored 453 points had 10 points clear of second place finisher Smallbore captain Dale Hing who recorded 443 points while third place went to Ray Beharry who recorded 441 points in the event which comprised three stage shots at 5 and 10- metre distances.
The first was a precision stage shot from 5 metres with no time limit where shooters were required to engage targets with both strong and weak hands.
The second was a 20-second timed stage shot from 5 metres where shooters had to engage targets with mandatory reload with two 8-round clips.
The third was a 30-second timed stage shot from 10 metres which also required a mandatory reload with two 10-round clips.
Ramlakhan was also in top form among the juniors winning with 424 points beating into second position Surujballi Persaud who recorded 400 points while third place finisher Ray Amjad recorded 372 points.
The championships will conclude this Sunday with the Practical Pistol shoot at the Timehri ranges from 09:00 hrs.
1st- Ryan Mckinnon-453 points
2nd Dale Hing – 443 points
3rd Ray Beharry – 441 points
1st – Joshua Ramlakhan – 424 points
2nd – Surujballi Persaud – 400 points
3rd – Ray Amjad -372 points