• June 19th, 2019
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Regional Shooting Competition gets underway with a bang

SWAKOPMUND - NHRSA recently held its first competition leg for the current season at Swakopmund in conjunction with the Outdoor Centre and Swakopmund Shooting Range, at the latter’s Shooting Range attracting a total of 102 entries.   

Facing a tricky terrain, windy conditions and the ever-present mirage yet again contributed to a challenging competition. 
The gathering saw six different ranges (2 gong ranges and 4 life size ranges) grill each other, which culminated in a maximum total score of 900 points (150 points per range). 
The class winners were as follows: 

1. Hanre Cocklin 
2. Vincent Maresch  
3. Christo van Rooyen 
1. Franz-Berndt Burger 
2. Kean Redelinghuys 
3. Alex Opperman 
1. Francois Blaauw 
2. JWF Kannemeyer 
3. Bernatt Geldenhuys 
1. Francois Marais Snr 
2. Wathy van der Wath 
3. Andre van Rooyen 
1. Melanie Grobler 
2. Cornel van der Westhuizen 
3. Christine Carstens 

1. Walther Kinnear 
2. Strydom van der Wath 
3. Piet Vorster 
Bronze Class:  
1. Michael Barlow 
2. Hermanus du Toit 
3. Andries van Wyk Herbert 
Silver Class:  
1. Sarel Dippenaar 
2. Dirk Nesenberend 
3. Hannes Cocklin 
Gold Class:  
1. Walther Kinnear 
2. Strydom van der Wath 
3. Piet Vorster 
The new committee members comprise of the following: 

Sonnie Basson 
Western Representative: 
Francois Blaauw 
Athletes Representative: Marianna Basson 
Tanya Cocklin/Melanie Grobler 
Central Region: 
Francois Marais Snr 
Marketing: Bets-Marié Coetzee 
Treasurer: Schalk van Wyk 

Staff Reporter
2019-02-13 10:29:45 4 months ago

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