McKinnon, Harry take top spots at Queensway Security Service/GSSF Steel Challenge

first_imgRYAN McKinnon and Dr Pravesh Harry were winners in the recently concluded Guyana Sport Shooting Foundation (GSSF) Queensway Security Service shoot last weekend.The match was well attended by members of the GSSF. They competed in two SCSA Divisions: Production and Limited.At the opening ceremony, thanks were extended by the Match Director, Mrs Vidushi Persaud-McKinnon to the Match Sponsor, Queensway Security Service Inc.The leading security company, located of 153 Regent Road and Oronoque Streets, Bourda, Georgetown, has over the years continued to recognise shooting as a sport.Range Master, Mr Dallas Thomas, then delivered his Safety Charge and Reminders to participants and spectators and introduced his team of Range Officials for the afternoon to ensure that the strict safety rules were adhered to.A special addition to the match was announced which was the Unclassified Category, to facilitate the beginners, who all had the additional privilege of first-hand competition coaching during the match, by the National 2018 Top Practical Shooters, Ryan McKinnon and Pravesh Harry.The match was then declared open and the 2 squads began what later turned out to be a very closely contested match in both divisions, as shooters commenced firing on the four stages: 5 To Go, Some & Hope, The Pendulum and Roundabout.McKinnon (87.77 seconds) overcame John Phang (88.44 seconds) and Dale Hing (105.89 seconds) respectively, while in the Limited Division, Harry (74.96 seconds), beat out Vidushi Persaud-McKinnon (118.55 seconds) and David Dharry (120.09 seconds).In the Unclassified Beginners category, Kyle Jagan (206.51 seconds) won ahead of Brian Backer (207.98 seconds) and Aadil Baksh (211.03 seconds)At the presentation ceremony, the Match Director thanked the Range Master, the Match Committee and Officials for ensuring the efficiency and high safety standards with which the match was run.last_img read more

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