5th Chief of the Naval Staff open shooting championship commences in Karachi


Islamabad:       (Parliament Times)      The 5th Chief of the Naval Staff Open Shooting Championship
2019 commenced today at Pakistan Navy Shooting Range, PNS BAHADUR at Karachi.
Almost 400 shooters from all over Pakistan are participating in the week long
During the championship, a total of 24 events will be contested in Pistol, Rifle
and Shotgun categories for Men, Women and Youth on different ranges.For the sake of
sport shooting enthusiasts, 05 events of Big Bore Pistol, Big Bore Rifle (300 Mtrs) and
0.22 Open Sight (50 Mtrs) categories have been included in the Championship as
‘Festival Matches’ which will be open to all and Non-Scoring towards overall points of
the championship. All matches will be contested under the umbrella of National Rifle
Association of Pakistan (NRAP) as per International Sports Shooting Federation latest
rules and regulations.
Apart from Pakistan Navy, teams from Sister Services, provinces and various
other organizations are participating in the mega event.
The CNS Open Shooting Championship is a biennial sports event; first edition of
which was introduced back in 2008. Pakistan Navy has hosted and won all 4 previous
Championships consecutively.