CAPTAIN of the West Indies Fullbore Shooting Council (WIFBSC) team to the 150th Imperial Meeting, which is taking place in the UK, Guyanese Lennox Braithwaite, has continued to be the shining light for the Caribbean.
Sponsored by Secure Innovations and Concepts Inc., located at D’Uban Backlands, Braithwaite shot on Friday in the Third Stage of the Queens Final where the best at the Imperial Meet facef off.
This being the 150th competition makes Braithwaite’s achievement even more relishing, and ot is also his 8th trip to this competition popularly known as Bisley. The last time he competed at the said competition, Braithwaite also made the Queens Final.
He ended 91st in the Grand Aggregate out of a total of 200 shooters while in the St George’s competition, he narrowly missed out on the third stage which had a cut-off of 147.19; Braithwaite’s score was 147.15.
Meanwhile, the Guyanese quartet of Braithwaite, Dylan Fields, Sigmund Douglas and John Fraser who are also part of the West Indies team competed as a nation in the NRA Junior Overseas Junior Kolapore Match on Friday and won gold.
They totalled 372.15v having shot 126.6v at 300, 124.3v at 500 and 122.6v at 600.