Jackson Longjam shoots his way to two gold medals in the Air Pistol event of the 8th Imphal West District Shooting Competition 2017 held at Shooting Range Khuman Lampak.
In the Air Pistol(NR) Championship 10 meter individual, Jackson Longjam claimed the gold collecting a total of 373 point while K.Prem Singh took the silver with 370 point and Ajay Singh Huidrom fetch the bronze medal with 353 point. Victor Naorem and E.Hare Krishna came fourth and fifth with 353 and 307 point respectively.
Jackson Longjam yet again shines in the Air Pistol(NR) Championship 10 meter Junior Men individual event bagging 373 point while Pritamjit Maibam fetch the silver with 369 point and Victor Naorem took the bronze medal with 353 point. L.Fountain Singh came fourth with 311 point.
In the .177 Peep Sight Air Rifle(NR) Championship 10 meter Sub-Junior Men individual event, Darius Sanasam fetch the gold with 372 point while Tej Sapam took the silver with 347 point and G.Devjeet Sharma collect the bronze with 335 point. Jelidit Ksh, M.Nitish and Adarsh Laishram finished among the top six shooters.
Rk.Mamata Devi got the better of W.Julia for the gold and silver medals in the .177 Peep Sight Air Rifle(NR) Championship 10 meter Junior Women individual with 374 and 355 point respectively.
As for the .177 Peep Sight Air Rifle(NR) Championship 10 meter Sub Junior Women individual event, A.Veronica faced stiff challenge from Jyotika Laishram but the former claimed the gold with 360 point while the latter had to settle for silver with 359 point. L.Stacy, Puspa Leihaothabam, Henthoi Nongmaithem and Kh.Erika finished in respective order.