Barbados competes in regional shooting meet
Members of The Barbados National Long Range Rifle Team return home today after competing in the annual West Indies Full-bore Shooting Council championships in Jamaica from May 2 to 12.
The tournament included three days of individual shooting and two days of competition for the coveted Milex Trophy and the West Indies Shooting Council Challenge Trophy.
The Barbados team, managed and coach by Richard Arthur, came away with gold, service and bronze at most ranges (over 300 to 1000 yards) while the Barbados teams placed fourth overall in both group competitions for the Milex Trophy (shot at 900 and 1,000 yards) and the West Indies Trophy (shot at 300, 500 and 600 yards).
Other participating countries were Antigua, Canada, Bermuda, Guyana and Jamaica.