The Sheikh Russel International Onlines Air Rifle Shooting Championship' 2020, marking the birthday of the younger son of the Bangabandu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, will inaugurate here on Saturday (October 17).
State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell MP will inaugurate the two-day meet in the morning, organised by Bangladesh Shooting Sports Federation.
But, the competition will begin Sunday afternoon from 2 pm in an online platform .
Shooters from seven countries--India, Pakistan, South Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Bhutan and hosts Bangladesh --will compete in the 60-round Air Rifle competition.
The champions pair of the meet will receive prize money of US dollar 1000, the runners-up pair will get US dollar 700 while the 3rd ranked pair will receive US dollar 500 as prize money.