Sports Pistols by Česká zbrojovka a.s Dominated the IPSC European Championship in Belgrade, Serbia
The IPSC European Championship was extremely successful for the shooting team of Česká zbrojovka a.s. In a huge competition of several hundred shooters from around the world, it managed to win four European Champion titles.
The Production division was clearly dominated by the CZ Shadow 2 pistol, which claimed all three places on the podium. Eric Grauffel became the European Champion, the silver medal was won by Ljubiša Momčilovič and the bronze medal was claimed by Maria Gushchina, who fell just short of the silver medal and defeated 316 male competitors. Maria also became the European Champion of the Production division in the Lady category with a huge lead. Seven of the top ten shooters fired from the CZ Shadow 2 pistol, which confirms its dominating position in the Production category.
In the new Production Optics division, CZ Shadow 2 OR was used by the third place shooter Andrej Hrnčiarik. Even here, the CZ Shadow 2 OR pistol was extremely successful and, in the hands of non-factory shooter Martin Kameníček, took the European Champion title.
The CZ 75 TS ORANGE pistol stood out in the Standard division. The Champion title was claimed by Josef Rakušan and the third place was taken by Zdeněk Leihne.
In the Lady category of the OPEN division, Martina Šerá used the CZ 75 TS CHECHMATE pistol to become the European Champion. The overall second place in the OPEN division was taken by Robin Šebo, falling just short of the first place.