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Shooters on target at debut event at new Inverness shooting range

By Will Clark

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SHOOTERS from across Scotland took part in Baptism of Fire which was the first event at the new shooting range in Inverness operated by Target Technique.

Baptism of Fire was held last weekend.
Baptism of Fire was held last weekend.

Competitors from as far afield as Edinburgh, Glasgow and Caithness took part in the two-day event last weekend.

The youngest shooter 12-year-old Debbie Bexley from Forres, won 20 shot and 40 shot in C Class, whilst 81-year-old Richard Townsend from Edinburgh won the 60 shot in the same rifle class. The top prize winners were Nick Pye a pistol shooter from Tayside Airgun Club with a score of 568/60.

Full results www.target-technique.co.uk/baptism/
Full results www.target-technique.co.uk/baptism/

Target Techniques own Lauren Rogers won in the rifle with 588.0. The junior record is held by pistol shooter Hamish McDonald 539 and rifle shooter Sam Johnson of Culloden with a score of 569.2.

Scottish Target Shootings Grand Prix 1 takes place next month.
Scottish Target Shootings Grand Prix 1 takes place next month.

The excitement hits town again with the Scottish Target Shootings Grand Prix 1 next month.

It is the first of a five series national event hosted by Target Technique attracting the top shooters in Scotland in early October.

Full results from last weekend can be found at www.target-technique.co.uk/baptism

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