Wigger Wins His 2nd Shooting Title of Week

From Times Wire Services

Lones Wigger can't remember how many national rifle shooting titles he has won, but he added another Wednesday by taking the men's smallbore rifle three-position event at the 25th U.S. International Shooting Championships in Chino.

"I'm just guessing now, but I think it's around 65," said Wigger, 47, of Columbus, Ga. "It never gets old when you're winning."

The veteran fired a three-day score of 3,502 out of a possible 3,600 to capture his second national title in a week. He also won the men's smallbore rifle English match event Sunday.

Kurt Fitz-Randolph of Fort Benning, Ga., finished second in the three-postion event Wednesday with 3,494, while Launi Meili of Chaney, Wash., was third with 3,488.

In other competition, Mary Godlove of Fort Benning, Ga., broke the women's air rifle record of 393 of 400 possible points by shooting a 396 during a U.S. Shooting Team selection course of fire.

More than 600 shooters have been competing in the championships at Prado Tiro.

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