Impressive Patrick Milimu is the Rifle man of the moment

Patrick Milimu in action at Kirigiti Shooting Range Kiambu county, with Safety Officer Soi Kilonzo in tow.

Patrick Milimu braved a spirited opposition from Bonface Muthengi and Pistol Caliber Carbine (PCC) finest Geoffrey Pesa to emerge the overall winner in the Rifle only match held over the weekend at the Kirigiti shooting range.

The International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) rifle fete that was fiercely contested brought together a total of 30 participants from the Disciplined Forces and civilian Licensed Firearm Holders, and was organized by the National Gun Owners Association (NGAO-K) Sports Federation.  

Patrick Milimu’s strong hand coupled with a strong eye dominance put him in a perfect spot to clinch the overall win after amassing 462.6 match points, narrowly edging out Boniface Muthengi by a point to 2nd position with a score of 461.2 points. Master Geoffrey Pesa came in 3rd with 428.2 points.

GSU’s Husna Ramadhan’s refined marksmanship saw her clinch the top lady spot.

A total of 3 participants were disqualified for various offences during the match.

Away from home, Lady Luck came smiling at Recce finest expert shooter Belinda Akoth after she won a Glock Pistol in the just concluded 2023 Wilson Combat Rocky Mountain Regional IDPA Championship in Colorado, USA.

The showpiece saw Judy Wanja’s star continue to shine after emerging second in the International Category, which was won by Master Ezequiel Ignacio Salzano of Argentina. Compatriots Simon Munyua, Grace Wanjiku, (prisons) Chief Inspector Joel Warui (GSU) too gave their best and represented the country well.

Back home it was celebrations galore for ATPU’s Moses Rono and Mohammed Omar after earning a promotion to the much coveted Master Category.

“Kindly join me in celebrating the new crop of Masters, Experts, Sharp Shooters and Marks Men who got promoted by IDPA HQ after the good performance they recorded in our last Ngao-Kenya sanctioned match, held at the Kirigiti shooting range,” said competitions captain Master Sammy Onyango.

List of promoted participants

Mosses Rono SSP     EX TO  MASTER

Mohammad Omar     ESP EX- TO MASTER

Alice Njuguna         ESP NV TO  MARKS MAN

Resiato Poreka      ESP MM TO SHARP SHOOTER

Agnes Wangeci      ESP SS TO EXPERT


Stephen Karenju      CCP NV TO MARKS MAN


Erastus Nyamai        PCC NV TO MARKSMAN

Patrick Milimu           PCC SS TO EXPERT


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