Kenya Defence Forces Participate In Shooting Competition

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A team from the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Rifle Association (DEFRA) participated in the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) championship held at Bamburi Rifle Club in Mombasa from 1st to 2nd October 2022.

Drawn from the three Services of the KDF, the participants joined other competitors drawn from the General Service Unit, the Kenya Police Service, and the Kenya Prisons Service, among other agencies, in competing in different shooting Divisions.

Corporal Irene Ndunda from Kenya Army emerged as the overall winner in the Open Division Ladies Category. At the same time, Corporal Muchiri Agatha from Kenya Airforce won in the Production Division Ladies Category.

The primary purpose of the championship was to sharpen shooting skills, enhance self- defence, and promote safe handling of weapons.

IPSC is the world's largest shooting sport association, where competitions are held with pistols, revolvers, rifles, and shotguns. Competitors are divided into different divisions based on firearm and equipment features.

The Confederation aims to promote, maintain, and improve the sport of practical shooting.

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