Braithwaite, Fraser lead X, O divisions at WIFSC

Guyanese Lennox Braithwaite, the reigning West Indies Fullbore individual ‘X’ Class shooting champion has taken the lead while United States-based compatriot John Fraser is in charge of the ‘O’ Class on day one of the individual competition at the West Indies Fullbore shooting championships at Twickenham Park ranges in Spanish Town, Jamaica.

Braithwaite, yesterday, dropped six points to finish the day with an overall 129 points with six V-bulls as the weather dictated the day’s events, first with winds changing from left to right before a wind storm later in the afternoon made the situation difficult for all the shooters.

The reigning two-time champion was consistent shooting 34.3 at 300 yards, 48.1 at 600 and 47.2 at 900 yards to lead Canadian Alpar Katona who shot an overall 128 points with six V-bulls including a possible at 300 yards.

The experienced Norris Gomez of Trinidad and Tobago is third overall and second among Caribbean shooters with 127 points and 11 V-bulls  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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