Shillong, Jul 8: The 5th Meghalaya State Shooting Championship concluded on Sunday at the Assam Regimental Centre shooting range.
The two-day event was organised by the Shooting Association of Meghalaya under the aegis of the National Rifle Association of India and witnessed the participation of nearly 30 shooters. The event was organised as part of preparations for several upcoming shooting events to be held at the national level. The winners at the event included Toiaibha Mylliempdah, who secured gold in the women’s 10m air pistol, Balarishisha Rani (silver) and Shirley M Kharbuli (bronze).
LH Nengboi Kipgen secured gold in the women’s senior 10m air rifle, Anjali Singh (silver) and Alice Gangte (bronze).
In the women’s 25m sports pistol, Shirley M Kharbuli secured the gold, Balarishisha Rani silver and Toiaibha Mylliempdah bronze.
In the women’s 50m rifle prone, Amalisa N Sangma bagged gold, Anjali Singh silver and Veronica Buhroy bronze.
Kaisuanmang bagged the gold in the men’s junior 10m air pistol, Reuben Neihsial silver and Thotsem Makan bronze.
In the men’s 50m free pistol, Davis NR Marak secured gold, Walsall M Momin silver and Pynkhraw Kharshiieng bronze.
In the men’s 10m air rifle, Dennyson Kyrsian won gold, Wanpliborlang Nongsiej silver and Banrilang Bleine bronze.
In the men’s junior 10m air rifle, the gold medal was claimed by AS Yangmipam, silver by Uttam Sinha and bronze by TH Apao.
In the men’s 25m centre fire pistol, Davis NR Marak bagged the gold, Walsall M Momin silver and Pynkhraw Kharshiing bronze.
In the men’s 25m standard pistol, Walsall M Momin secured the gold medal, John TH, silver and Pynkhraw Kharshiing bronze.
In the men’s 10m air pistol, Davis NR Marak bagged the gold, Pynkhraw Kharshiing silver and John TH bronze.
In the men’s 50 metre rifle prone, Dennyson Kyrsian secured the gold, Banrilang Bleine the silver and Mawdaker Marwein the bronze medal.
Speaking as the Chief Guest at the closing ceremony, Sports & Youth Affairs Minister Banteidor Lyngdoh assured that state government would provide support to the development of sports in the state and that the government is serious to bring all round development of youth in sports.
(Photo contributed by the Shooting Association of Meghalaya)