Top Guns Shoot It Out At Annual Competition


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DCP MAN presents the CP Cup to
Pan Chun-fai of MAR HQ

DPT presents Lomas Cup to winner
Yau Man-tai of WTD

DC&S presents DCI Cup to winner
Ho Kit-keung of CDIST

DMS presents the DMS Cup to winner
Lau Tung-yuk of PTS


THE ANNUAL Force Shooting Competition held at PTU on 31 October saw the Sir Robert Black Trophy go to MAR HQ, with MOW and MP Districts placing second and third respectively in a competition that put 29 teams on the range.

@The Commissioner's Cup was competed for by 174 shooters and won by Sergeant Pan Chun-fai of MAR HQ.

@Eight teams vied for the DCP OPS Trophy and was clenched by CPB. C DIST came second, with CIB third.

@SDPC Ho Kit Keung of C DIST beat out 48 officers to take home the DCI Cup; while PTS beat eight other teams for the DPT Trophy.

@Sergeant Lau Tung-yuk of PTS out-shot 48 of his colleagues to win the DMS Cup; while ASU took the Thorpe Trophy from first and second runners-up respectively, WTD and VIPPU.

@Sergeant Yau Man-tai of WTD won the prestigious Lomas Cup.

@Said CIP FTC WT Ricky Chan Wing-leung: "I would like to thank all those formations/units and individuals who took part in the competition, and also congratulate the winners and runners-up. In our constant drive for excellence, and to improve next year's competition as much as possible, I am now seeking comments regarding any aspects of this year's event. Should Force members have any points or suggestions they wish to raise, please address them to Weapons Training Division by the end of this month (November)."


RC MAR and her winning team



Concentration is everything



Shooter must start from a seated position before taking on the obstructed targets

SPORTING NOTES

ANNUAL POLICE CROSS COUNTRY RACE '97


@Organised by the Police Athletics Club, the race will be held on Monday 24 November at the Royal Hong Kong Golf Club, Fanling. Both men's and ladies' races will start at 11am, and all competitors are requested to report to the registration desk at 10am, as registration will end at 10:30am sharp. The men's course is approximately 6K and the ladies' almost 4K. Runners must stay on the marked course. Entry fee: $30 per runner. Cheques must be made payable to the Police Athletics Club. All enquiries should be directed to CIP Cheung Wui: 2814-4388.

SELECTION OF TRACK & FIELD ATHLETES FOR WORLD POLICE & FIRE GAMES 1999

@The Police Athletic Club (PAC) needs to develop potential competitors to represent the Force in the next World Police & Fire Games to be held in Stockholm in 1999. A Gidley, SIP SW, is appointed as the World Police & Fire Game (1999) Track & Field co-ordinator to nominate a list of athletes to represent the PAC. The co-ordinator is responsible to monitor the standard of performance and training of potential athletes until July 1999, and then recommend suitable competitors for the consideration of the Police Sports Council. Any full-time trained police officers who are interested in the competition may contact the chairman of the Police Athletic Club, Stuart McDouall (2814-4202), or the game co-ordinator, A Gidley (2860-3217).

THE 21ST MOUNTAIN MARATHON

@Organised by the Police Adventure Club, the Mountain Marathon will take place from 13 (Saturday) to 14 (Sunday) December 1997. Open to all Force members, each team consists of two competitors who are required to finish a trail of approximately 50 kilometres in designated hill country of Hong Kong within an allowed time in two days. The fastest team will be the winner. Further details and entry form available from CIP Li Hong-man, PCRO EDIST at 2880-4340 of pager 7116-3939 # 9355. Competition rules and instructions will be sent to teams once entry form is received. All interested teams should enrol before the deadline on 28 November 1997(Friday). Entry fee is $120.00 per team (payable to Police Adventure Club).

7TH HKI REGIONAL SPORTS DAY

@Will be held at PSRC on 5 December. Queries should be addressed to SRO IHQ on 2841-6325.

"DISCOVER MAI PO" CHARITY WALK

@Discover Mai Po is a unique weekend outing event unlike any other fund raising programme in Hong Kong. It provides an opportunity for local people to see Hong Kong's leading nature reserve while raising money for the WWF - World Wide Fund For Nature Hong Kong. The charity walk will be held on Sunday 30 November and all are invited to participate or sponsor those walking. Last year 106 police officers and their families took part in the walk and raised $37,000. This year's route features environmental exhibitions and an educational "Treasure Hunt" competition along the way in which participants can win a variety of prizes. There will also be competitions for "Most Funds Raised" by a company/corporation and an individual. The walk is about 6km on flat ground in the Mai Po Marshes. Groups of 100 people will set off every hour. It takes about two to three hours to complete the walk. To participate in the walk each individual has to raise sponsorship of $400 or above; while each family (two adults and two children under 18) has to raise $1,200. Cheques are to made payable to the "World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong". The deadline for registration with S&R Division is 24 October. For more information call SIP Kenny Yeung: 2804-1126; or IP Jim Walker: 2804-1139 of Sports & Recreation.

NINE DRAGONS RACE

@Will be held on 12 December (Friday). Beginning at Pak Tam Chung Country Park, Sai Kung, the 17km race will proceed along Hoi Ha Vin Pak Tam Road and Hoi Ha Road - then return along the same route. For more details watch this space.

LANTAU RACE '97

@The first Lantau Race will be held on the island on 4 December (Thursday).The course is from Shek Pik Reservoir to Tai O by way of Fan Lau, and is approximately 14.5km. It is anticipated that most runners will complete the course in a time between 90 minutes and two-and-a-half hours. This is a long and challenging course and should only be attempted by competitors who maintain a reasonable degree of physical fitness. Officers who are interested in the race should register with their DSRO/RSRO not later than 1 November. Enquiries: Chris Bilham: 2640-5441, or 5449.









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