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39th Annual
Bianchi Cup

Photos by NRA Staff

T

his year's Bianchi Cup Action Pistol
Championships at the Green Valley Rifle
& Pistol Club in Hallsville, Mo., in late
May was one for the books in a couple of
respects. First, Doug Koenig earned more
hardware, capturing the trophy for a record
18th time. Second, Sgt. 1st Class Adam
Sokolowski posted the first-ever perfect 1920
score in the Metallic Division.
Besides the fact that the top three shooters,
all of whom had perfect scores, were separated by three X's each-Koenig, 1920-184X;
Bruce Piatt, 1920-181X; Michael Gasser,
1920-178X-there was the added excitement
of wondering whether Koenig would beat the
weather, as a big storm loomed on the horizon
for the Colt Championship Final. For a more
in-depth review of the competition, go online to
ssusa.org and search for "Bianchi."
Clockwise from top left: Bruce Piatt shoots the
Barricade Event during the Colt Championship Final;
Army Marksmanship Unit shooter Sgt. 1st Class Adam
Sokolowski shoots the Practical Event during the final;
Rob Leatham shoots the Practical Event during
the final; the top four women-2017 Bianchi
Women's Champion Cherie Blake, third place
Sgt. 1st Class Katie Bahten, second place
Anita Mackiewicz and fourth place Jessie
Duff-shoot the Practical Event during
the final; Doug Koenig has won the
Bianchi Cup 18 times.

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