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SHOOTING / U.S. CHAMPIONSHIPS : Suarez Wins Men’s Center Fire Pistol Event

From Times Wire Services

Eduardo Suarez of Ft. Benning, Ga., won the men’s center fire pistol event Tuesday in the U.S. International Shooting Championships at Chino, where more than 650 shooters are competing in 13 Olympic and five non-Olympic events.

Suarez won the National Rife Assn.'s competition with a two-day score of 1,163.

Jimmie McCoy of Columbus, Ga., took second with 1,160.

Don Nygord of La Crescenta, remained in third place after a sudden-death shootout with Erich Buljung of Columbus, Ga., to break their tied score of 1,159.

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The shooting championships will continue through June 29, at which time the U.S. team will be selected for rifle, pistol, shotgun and running target events.

There will be 46 men and women chosen to represent the United States at the 1990 World Shooting Championships Aug. 5-20 in Moscow.


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