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Shakil, Ratna bag golds in Nat’l Airgun C’ship

  • Published at 06:04 am May 3rd, 2019
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Winners and participants of the National Airgun Championship pose for photographs in Dhaka Thursday

Commonwealth Games silver medalist Shakil Ahmed, representing Army Shooting Association, clinched the gold medal with a score of 236.1

Shakil Ahmed and Sharmin Akhter Ratna emerged as the champions in the air pistol event of the ninth edition of the National Airgun Championship.

Commonwealth Games silver medalist Shakil, representing Army Shooting Association, clinched the gold medal with a score of 236.1, while Narayanganj Rifle Club’s Nur Hossain and Shakil’s club mate Abdur Razzak bagged silver and bronze with scores of 226.2 and 205.8 respectively.

South Asian Games gold medalist Ratna, featuring for Dhaka Rifle Club, notched gold with a score of 242.8.

Meanwhile, ASA made a clean sweep in the air pistol event’s junior men’s category.

Shariful Islam, Sheikh Shahjalal Sadman and Rahim Mia won gold, silver and bronze with scores of 228.6, 226.2 and 202.9 respectively.