Kezhaletuo Kire keeps title of Open Benchrest Air Rifle Shooting Competition

Participants of the Hornbill Festival 2nd Open Benchrest Air Rifle Shooting Competition 2023.

Participants of the Hornbill Festival 2nd Open Benchrest Air Rifle Shooting Competition 2023.

Kohima, December 7 (MExN): Kezhaletuo Kire of Kohima district retained the championship of Hornbill Festival 2nd Open Benchrest Air Rifle Shooting Competition 2023 by scoring 254 points.

Yanger Longkumer from Kohima district with 228 points  and Echengjang from Dimapur district with 215 points were placed as seond and third respectively.

Meanwhile in .177 category Echengjang emerged as the champion with 287 points while the defending champion Zimir V Ngayan from Meghalaya with 286 points and Khriesanyü Miachieo from Kohima with 284 points were placed second and third.

The winner of the 2nd Open Benchrest shooting competition of 24th edition kf thr Hornbill Festival in open category walked away with Rs 50,000 while the winner in .177 category walked away with Rs 30,000 and one px100 benchrest x3 air rifle sponsored by Precihole Sports India.

The shooting competition was organised by Tati Group Enterprise at Tourist Village, Tuophema.