England glory for Graver

BECCLES pistol shooter Andy Graver is now the English Rapidfire Champion after a successful showing at the English Championships 2009.Graver, of Bluebell Way, came out on top in the competition which involves trying to hit five different targets at 25 metres in eight seconds, six seconds and four seconds, four times each.

BECCLES pistol shooter Andy Graver is now the English Rapidfire Champion after a successful showing at the English Championships 2009.

Graver, of Bluebell Way, came out on top in the competition which involves trying to hit five different targets at 25 metres in eight seconds, six seconds and four seconds, four times each.

At the same competition he also came third in two of the five events.

Meanwhile his son Eddie Graver, 15, was top junior in two of the five events he entered, and second in the other three.

Andy Graver is pictured receiving his gold medal and trophy from Peter Underhill, chairman of the English Smallbore Shooting Union.