Shooting success in France

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They won the overall team black powder pistol competition with Gerry Weir, David Mills, and John Renouf taking the first three individual places.

Hayden Lister maintained his unbeaten record to win the S3 class and help Jersey to second in the smallbore 50m rifle event as David Mills finished sixth in S2 and John Renouf sixth in S3.

Jersey also finished second in the centrefire pistol team event with Weir second, Allain Mourant third and Renouf seventh in S3 while Mills was eighth in S2.

Renouf finished second in the 50m free pistol and was runner up in the 10m air pistol in which Mick Radcliffe came fifth and Noel Romano 11th.

Renouf was in form again for the standard pistol taking third, with Radcliffe fourth, Mills and Weir sixth and Mourant seventh bringing Jersey another second place overall.

In the sport pistol Renouf came fourth in S3 with Mourant sixth and Romano seventh while in the S2 class, Radcliffe shot to fifth place and Mills seventh.

Radcliffe secured third overall in the Armes de Poing Reglementaires, a military style competition with fixed sights on full-bore pistols, and Weir took fifth. The two shooters also finished fourth and tenth, respectively, in the speed shooting Vitesse Militaire event at 25m.

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