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Army Shooters bring home haul of gold from IMSSU competition in Czech Republic

Army Shooters bring home haul of gold from IMSSU competition in Czech Republic

[August 08 2017]

Sri Lanka Army shooters showcasing an impressive performance had won 10 gold medals at the recently concluded International Metallic Silhouette Shooting Union (IMSSU) tournament in the Czech Republic. They also managed to win 2 silver and 11 bronze medals at the competition. The tournament was held at the North Bohemia Shooting Range from 18th to 29th (July 2017).

According to Army media, the eight Army marksmen who competed for the honours under a numbers of categories including small bore open sight light rifle, small bore open sight silhouette rifle, small bore rifle open sight aggregate, small bore all sight and small bore rifle categories managed bring home a haul of 23 medals including 10 gold medals.

Sri Lanka's record win in foreign soil can be attributed to the extensive and careful training given by the Sri Lanka Army Small Arms Association (SLASAA) prior to the event.

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