International shooters from Russia, France, Sri Lanka, Palestine, and Kenya participated in the 53rd World Military Shooting Championship at Lahore Garrison Shooting Gallery last month. The event’s motto was ‘Friendship Through Sports.’ Both men and women took part in the shooting.
The military’s media wing said that Lucie Anastassiou of France secured the gold medal with a total of 57 points ahead of Warrant officer Anastasia Krakhmaleva of Russia came second with 47 points, and Lieutenant Komal Shahzadi of Pakistan bagged a bronze medal with a total of 34 points and secured the third slot in Skeet Shooting women category.
Lucie Anastassiou is a French sport shooter. She is an Olympic skeet shooter, the European champion, World cup champion, and World Military champion.
What is Skeet Shooting?
Skeet shooting is one of the three major disciplines of competitive clay shooting, where participants use shotguns and attempt to break clay targets flung into the air from two fixed stations at high speed from several angles.
Leading Marine Asif Mehmood of Pakistan won the gold medal, Petty officer Waheed Alam and Marine Zeeshan of Pakistan secured second and third positions in the men’s category.
In the mixed category, Major Aleski Skorovogatov and warrant officer Anastasia Karakhmaleva won the gold medal from the Russian team. Leading Marine Asif Mehmood and Lieutenant Komal Shahzadi from Pakistan secured the silver medal. Marine Zeeshan and Captain Narina Kosar of Pakistan won the bronze medal.
On Monday, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) issued a statement announcing that the Pakistan Army has won the 7th National Airgun Shooting Championship. “Overall, the Pakistan Army got six gold medals, two silvers, and one bronze medal while the Pakistan Navy secured two gold medals, six silver, and seven bronze medals,” the military’s media wing added.
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