Persaud maintains lead after second day

Guyana’s fullbore captain Mahendra Persaud ended yesterday’s second day of the 2017 West Indies Fullbore Shooting Council championships with a slim one point lead over England’s David Calvert at the Timehri Rifle Ranges.

Mahendra Persaud

Persaud, who shot 134 on the opening day and 130 (27 v-bulls) yesterday, ended day two with an aggregate of 264 while Calvert, who had shot 131 on the first day and 132 (24 v-bulls) yesterday has an aggregate of 263.

Third place is occupied by Alexander Gill, 263/17, Lennox Braithwaite, 262/18, fourth, Nigel David Stangroom, 261/20, fifth, Charlotte Alice Staples, 259/24, sixth, Dylan Fields, 257/20, seventh, Stephanie Ward, 257/17, eighth, Christopher Fitzpatrick, 256/11, ninth, Sherwin Felicien 255/17, 10th  and Ransford Goodluck, 255/15, 11th.

Yesterday’s the shooters contested the 500, 600 and 900 yard ranges and while a number of shooters recorded possibles at 500 yards only a few managed possibles at 600 and 900-yard ranges.

The competition continues today.







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