June 17, 2024

Bamburi Rifle Club Hosts International IDPA Tier 3 Championship

By Jenje Bozo Jenje

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Bamburi Rifle Club in Mombasa county was proud to host another International IDPA Tier 3 championship dubbed Euro Africa Ultra Match.

The BRC chairman highlighted that the Ultra match brand is an Annual continental championship that was collaborated by shooting sports officials from Europe Africa and Asia.

 “It is a great honor for BRC Kenya to host the championship in Africa branding our country to be a  sport shooting and tourism destination.

Switzerland Swissaaa.org representative Andy Pfenninger disclosed that the Euro-Africa event in Kenya was a big success and Kenyan sport shooters were exposed to compete with international shooters during the event.

He concluded that the championship circuit started in Italy in May followed by Kenya in July and the last round will be in December 2023 in Thailand.

Shooter Geoffrey Pesa emerged victorious in the Pistol Caliber Carbrine (PCC) master category with 357.55 points at the Euro Africa IDPA Level 111 Championship that attracted 171 shooters at the Bamburi Rifle Club over the weekend.

In the PCC marksman category the winner was Kilonzo Soi with 520.95 points after facing no challenge from his class at the global event held at the Bamburi Rifle Club in Mombasa on to July 20-23,2023.

Competing in PCC novice category Ramadhan Mahamed scoped the top slot with 646.01 points while Timimi Suhayb was second with 676.18 points. Third position in the PCC novice category went to Machira Lucy with 739.45 points.

In the Enhanced Service Pistol (ESP) master category, Mike Kiptanui was declared the winner with   525.17 points and the second position went to Eric Wachira 526.40 points. While seasonal shooter Inspector of Police Mohammed Aden trailed at position three with 548.86 points.

In the ESP expert category, Agnes Muchiri won for the category with 540.10 points.  MohammedNoor Ahmed was second with 567.11 points and third position went to Dhruv Shah with 682.39 points.

ESP Novice category Milan Shah won with 811.03 points, second slot was won by Anthony Maingi with 2028.44 points.

In the Carry Optic (CO) master category was won by industry shooting instructor Sammy Onyango with 513.93 points. CO expert division went to Tony Karanja after amassing 740.94 points.

The Sharp Shooter class went to Omar Moosa with 694.93 points and the Back Up Gun (BUG) category novice division with only one competitor went to Peter Njoroge with 902.83 points.

In the revolver category, Novice competition Joel Githaiga was declared the winner with 1374.12 points.

In the Special Division Senior Stand category Joakim Kimachu was first with 573.47 points with no other competitor challenging him in the category.

The Stock Service Pistol (SSP)Expert category was scoped by Peter Muli with 535.60 points. Morris Muriithi was second with 611.35 points and James Thou got 633.82 points respectively.  The SSP master category went to Damiel Mutiso with 556.15 points and Moses Rono with 573.76 points. Shooter Meshack Mwendwa competing alone in SS class scoped 618.40 points to be declared a winner.

Contesting in SSP marksman division Charles Mugendi won with 679.37 points, second was Tonny Munene 1101.66 points and the third position was bagged by Peter Okul with 1105.65 points.

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