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Naga shooter wins gold at NE c’ship

Naga shooter wins gold at NE c’ship
Vipeto Shohe, Merang Jamir and Sesou Nuh.
Dimapur, Aug 14 (NPN) | Publish Date: 8/14/2018 1:00:31 PM IST

Naga shooter Merang Jamir bagged the gold medal in 50 meter .22 Peep Sight Rifle Prone Veteran Individual at the 6th North East Zone Shooting Championship held at Aizawl, Mizoram from August 6-13. Jamir also received the Gajen Chandra Kalita Memorial Running Trophy, North East Zone Shooting Championship (Officials) Best Rifle Shooter and a cash award of Rs. 5,000.

Sesou Nuh (13 years) and Vipeto Shohe (13 years) both from G Rio School, Kohima have qualified for the 62nd National Shooting Championship Competitions (NSCC) 2018 to be held at Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Ranges, New Delhi from November 16-30. Sesou scored 366/400 under the Youth Women Individual while Vipeto Shohe scored 365/400 under the Youth Men Individual to qualify for the national championship. 6 Shooters from Nagaland Rifle Association represented the State. 

Altogether, 225 shooters from Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Nagaland participated at the Championship. Assam walked away with the team championship while Manipur bagged the runner-up. 

 

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