Guyana National Rifle Association in the News
Guyana NRA/A&N Sarjoo Cambio Practical Pistol Shoot…Gordon Richards (Snr.) & Douglas DeGroot (Jnr.) excel
Gordon Richards and Douglas DeGroot emerged as the respective Senior and Junior top shots when the A&N Sarjoo Cambio sponsored Guyana National Rifle Association (GuyanaNRA) Practical Pistol Shoot was contested yesterday at the Timehri Ranges.
Guyana NRA / Industrial Safety Supplies / Everall Franklin Memorial Shoot…Mohamed Qualander and Sekau Fredericks emerge champs
The pair of Mohamed Qualander and Seku Fredericks emerged winners of the inaugural Guyana National Rifle Association (Guyana NRA) / Everall Franklin Memorial Hand Gun Shoot sponsored by Industrial Safety Supplies which took place on Sunday last at the Guyana Defence Force Timehri Ranges.
Following a hectic 2015 where the biggest event for the Caribbean was the World Championships and Palma Match at Camp Perry, Ohio, USA, local riflemen settled down to contest the National Championships at the Guyana Defense Force Ranges, Yarrowkabra, Linden Soesdyke Highway.
Dr. Johan DaSilva is A-Class king; John Ferreira tops B-Class President of the Guyana National Rifle Association (Guyana NRA) and Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force, Brigadier Mark Phillips, MSM, was on hand to assist in the presentation of awards when the GNRA rewarded members of its Smallbore section for their performances during 2015.
The Guyana National Rifle Shooting Association (Guyana NRA) and the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) held its first awards presentation following the first year of IPSC sanctioned shooting in Guyana.
Guyana NRA/Industrial Safety Supplies 2015 Fullbore C/ships…Goodluck is new King of the range; Persaud retains O-Class; Tiwari wins Tyro
Former Caribbean and Guyana champion Ransford Goodluck is the new King of the local Range having dethroned Lennox Braithwaite on Sunday last when the Guyana National Rifle Association (GNRA) 2015 Fullbore National championships sponsored by Industrial Safety Supplies concluded.
Dr. Johan Da Silva, Azaad Hassan, Harold Hopkinson and Roberto Tewari emerged winners of last Sunday’s IPSC / Guyana National Rifle Association (GNRA) Level 1 match sponsored by Secure Innovation and Concepts Inc. which took place at the Timehri Ranges, Yarrowkabra, Linden Soesdyke Highway.
The first ever International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) / Guyana National Rifle Association (GNRA) Level 1, IPSC Range Officers (RO) Seminar commenced Friday afternoon and concluded yesterday at the Regency Suites, Hadfield Street, Georgetown. The seminar is being facilitated by Mr. Harold ‘Topgun’ Hopkinson, Regional Director for the International Practical Shooting Federation, IPSC.
National Smallbore captain Dale Hing amassed 139.59 points to win last Sunday’s Guyana National Rifle Association (GNRA) Practical Pistol Shoot at the Timehri ranges. The competition comprised two stages with the marksmen engaging various targets both stationary and moving with accuracy and speed for the best score at the fastest time.
GUYANA National Rifle Association’s Fullbore captain Mahendra Persaud has left Guyana to attend the 146th Imperial Meeting in Bisley, England. Persaud flew out on Tuesday to attend the event which features the top shooters from around the globe.
Eight Guyanese shooters have been named in the West Indies team to compete at the World Long Range fullbore Rifle Shooting championships billed for August in Ohio, United States of America. Guyana’s fullbore captain Mahendra Persaud has been named vice captain of the team which will include compatriot and reigning regional individual champion Lennox Braithwaite, Ransford Goodluck, Dylan Fields, Leo Romalho, Ryan Sampson, Sigmund Douglas and John Fraser.
Braithwaite remains Caribbean’s best shot Local, small and fullbore shooters have enjoyed yet another thriving year at the ranges indoor and outdoor, local and overseas. The Guyana National Rifle Association (GNRA) has proven once again that they are undoubtedly the best at fullbore shooting in the Caribbean at the team and individual levels.
AGM reports another successful year for local marksmen Brigadier Mark Phillips has been elected as the new President of the Guyana National Rifle Association (GNRA) when that entity held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Police Officers Mess, Eve Leary, on Monday last.