December 6, 2022

GSU Unit Clinch Kenya Shooting Championship

Mohammed Aden (Left) Bamburi Rifle Club with fellow competitors displaying a Pistol (Photo/ By Jenje Bozo)

By Jenje Bozo

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General Service Unit bagged Ksh, 150,000 after winning the discipline forces title at the Kenya Shooting Sports Federation and Bamburi Rifle club 2022 league level 3 championship in Mombasa County.

The team garnered 195 points at the national competition and scoped the title followed by the Prison team on the second position with 156.8 points and Kenya Police service with 122.1 points.

The Prisons team was awarded Ksh 100,000 while Kenya Police Service received sh 50,000 from Bamburi Rifle club the sponsors of the awards.

During the Chalbi industries Ltd sponsored knockouts contested with a newly Kenya manufactured gun –Duma with an award of USD 500, the Kenya Police Service under the team leader inspector Mohammed Aden scoped the top prize.

This years championship attracted 7 teams participated among them Chalbi, Kenya Defence Force, Directorate of Criminal investigation (DCI),Kenya Police Services , Administration Police, National Gun Owners Association (NGao) and  host Bamburi Rifle Club (BRC).

Pauline Gatitu -Kenya Police Service (Photo / Jenje Bozo)

During the BRC International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) level 3 handgun match production category, the 2021 overall winner of the IPSC shooter Master Ibrahim Ndungu scored 1123.57 points to win the match. Inspector of Police Mohamed Aden scored 981.35 points to score the second position while the third position went to Issa Issa with 968.60 points.

The ladies’ production division was won by Agatha Muchiri with 545.11 points, second position went to Alice Njuguna with 500.58 points and Sharon Waruru 283.71 points respectively.

In the senior production division, Memba Muriuki won with 953.50 points followed by James Thuo and Gikonyo Mwangi with 691.44 and 646.41 points respectively.

Moreover, in the super senior Mahamad Ramadhan sailed to win with 455.62 points as the sole competitor.

Likewise, in the standard division, Sammy Onyango shot to win with 1073.77 points. Behind him was Mahir Omar and Mohammed Omar with 985.03 and 877.76 points respectively.

 Abdulhakim Daud Bamburi Rifle Club(Photo By/ Jenje Bozo)

 On the part of the ladies, Josephine Matoi emerged the winner with 617.21 points closely followed by Grace Wanjiku 478.85 points and the third position was won by Grace Kitinya 476.56 points.

The senior standard division competition went to Sammy Onyango with 1073.77 points, second  was Samuel Chacha  with 936.38 points and Daniel Mutiso 909.72 points.

Under the open category, Sunny Syan won with 1097.46 points. The second and third positions went to Mahir Omar with 985.03 points and Mohamed Omar with 877.76 points.

For the ladies open,  Irene Ndunda was the victor with 428.59 points and Pauline Gatitu with 114.80 points to emerge second position.

Super senior position, Sunny Syan won with 1097.46 points as the sole competitor in the open division.

Also, in the production optics division, Samier Muravvej earned 717.58 points to lead followed by Moosa Khan with 510.58 points.

In conclusion, in revolver division the front runner was Joel Warei with 193.13 points. Distant second was Robert Kabukuki with 103.28 points and Mark Aziz third with 0.765 pints respectively.

Other winners, in the BRC IPSS level 3 PCC match, Geoffrey Pesa became the overall winner to beat Simon Sunkuyia to the second position and Catherine Kavana to the third position.

The ladies in the same category saw Catherine Kavana taking the first slot leaving the second and third slot to Teresia Kathikwa and Eddah Chepwegon.

Chairman Kenya Sports Shooting Federation (KSSF) Mohamed Shoaib Vayani said there will be an upcoming event the Jamhuri shot in December 2-3, 2022 at Stone Athi.

The Chairman lauded the Bamburi Rifle Club for modernizing their range and bases to world-class standards in readiness for level 4 and 5 competitions in the future.

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