Pakistan Navy retains champions title of 5th Chief of the Naval Staff Open Shooting Championship 2019


Islamabad:     (Parliament Times)    Closing ceremony of 5 th Chief of the Naval Staff Open Shooting
Championship 2019 was held at Pakistan Navy Shooting Range, PNS BAHADUR at
Karachi. Commander Coast, Vice Admiral Muhammad Fayyaz Gilani graced the occasion
as Chief Guest.
Pakistan Navy, being the defending champions, once again clinched the title of
CNS Open Shooting Championship 2019 with 33 Gold, 32 Silver and 23 Bronze medals
whereas Sindh secured the Runners Up position. Almost 400 shooters from all over
Pakistan participated in the week long Championship.
During the championship, a total of 24 events were contested in Pistol, Rifle and
Shotgun categories for Men, Women and Youth on different ranges. In order to promote
the game of shooting among youth and for interest of local Shooting Clubs at Karachi, few
festival events in Big Bore Pistol & Big Bore Rifle categories were also held which were
Non-Scoring towards overall points of the championship. All events were held smoothly
under the supervision of qualified officials and Juries as per the International Sports
Shooting Federation’s latest rules and regulations and no protests were lodged during the
entire championship.
The Championship also served as a platform to facilitate selection of National
Shooting team for the forthcoming South Asian Games through fair trials. Apart from
Pakistan Navy, teams of Pakistan Air Force, Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan, KPK, HEC,
WAPDA, Federal Rifle Association, ASF, Sindh Rangers, Sindh Police also participated in
the championship and displayed their skills in the sport of Shooting.
At the end, the Chief Guest awarded medals and trophies to the winners of the
championship.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.

NAVY 33 32 23 88 (Winners)
SINDH 04 02 04 10 (Runners Up)
PAF 03 04 03 10
WAPDA 00 01 07 08

PUNJAB 00 01 01 02
ASF 00 00 01 01
FRA 00 00 01 01
BRA 00 00 00 00
HEC 00 00 00 00
TOTAL 40 40 40 120