Gill pips Persaud to win X Class title

Locked and Loaded-The competing marksmen firing at the 1000 yard target in the West Indies Fullbore Shooting Council Championship yesterday at the Timehri Rifle Ranges. (Orlando Charles photo)

Irishman Alexander Gill won the  X-Class while rising local star Roberto Tiwari secured the O-Division when the West Indies Fullbore Shooting Council (WIFBSC)  150th anniversary championships  Individual section concluded yesterday.

Under sweltering heat at the Timehri Rifle Ranges, Gill, who entered the final day trailing leaders Guyana’s captain Mahendra Persaud and England’s David Calvert clinched the title after the two leaders faltered at the 1000 yard range.

Gill sneaked to the championship, after ending the round with a  47 and 2 v-bulls  edging Persaud [42 and 2 V’s] and Calvert [37 and 2 V’s]…..


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