The 42nd Gujarat State Shotgun Shooting Championship competitions, organized by the Gujarat State Rifle Association and held at Crowne Shooting and Sports Academy in Gandhinagar from April 23 to 29, saw Ketan Patel win gold in the NR category, Nizamuddin Malek win silver, and Suhail Saiyed take home bronze. 190 competitors from all across Gujarat competed in the competition in a variety of events, including Single Trap, Double Trap, and Skeet Shooting.
In the Single Trap Men– Junior, Ataulrehman Pathan won gold, while Maharshi Vyas grabbed silver and Mohmad Anash Bloch won the bronze.
In the Double Trap Men, Vishal Mehta won gold, Pathik Panchal grabbed silver and Suhail Saiyed won the bronze.
In the double Trap – Jr. Men Maharshi Vyas won gold. Following are the winners in the ISSF Category: Single Trap – Men: Bakhtiyar Malek (gold), Aryan Ishwar Singh (silver) and Asif Patel (bronze).
Single Trap – Junior Men: Bakhtiyar Malek (gold) Aryan Ishwar Singh (silver) Manavrajsinh Chudasama (bronze).
Single Trap – Women: Yeshaya Contractor (gold) Vandana Chudasama (silver).
Double Trap – Jr. Men Manavrajsinh Chudasama (gold).
Double Trap – Jr. Women: Yeshaya Contractor (gold).
Team Trap (NR): Gold: Ketan Bhimjibhai Patel – Nizamuddin Jafrullahkhan – Rambhai Vastubhai Karapada.
Silver: Suhail Saiyed – Tarun Kumar Gunja – Pragnesh Jagdish Patel. Bronze: Aashish Ajaykumar Shaktawat – Rana Neelraj Bharatsinh- Siddhrajsinh P. Jadeja
Team Trap (ISSF): Gold: Bakhtyar Malek – Vishal Jagdish Mehta – Pathan Naim Mehmudkhan
Silver: Aryan Ishwar Singh – Manavrajsinh Chudasama – Pruthviraj Dilip Ayachi
Bronze: Asif Iqbal Patel – Ilaheen Shaikh – Fayaz Khan Malik