Team Ruger Captain Doug Koenig Wins 19th Career Bianchi Cup Title

Team Ruger Captain Doug Koenig Wins European Bianchi Cup
Team Ruger Captain Doug Koenig Wins 19th Career Bianchi Cup Title

U.S.A.-( Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) congratulates Team Ruger Captain Doug Koenig on winning The Bianchi Cup – NRA’s Action Pistol Championship – for the 19th time in his career. Koenig finished on top in the Open Division and first overall capturing the title with a final aggregate score of 1920-182 shooting his Ruger Custom Shop® SR1911® Competition pistol. This championship was held at the Green Valley Rifle & Pistol Club in Hallsville, MO.

Koenig ran perfect scores of 480 on all four events that make up the Bianchi Cup – Practical, Barricade, Moving Target and Falling Plates – earning him an aggregate score of 1920. He completed the match with a total X-ring hit count of 182, besting the nearest competitor by six X-ring hits.

“Winning the Bianchi Cup title for the 19th time in my career is very special on its own,” said Koenig. “But to do so after the difficult year we’ve all faced, and to do so wearing a Team Ruger jersey, has made this win that much more meaningful for me.”

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Doug Koenig wins the Bianchi Cup for Team Ruger! IMG Ruger

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About Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc.

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. With products made in America, Ruger offers consumers almost 800 variations of more than 40 product lines. For more than 70 years, Ruger has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. Our motto, “Arms Makers for Responsible Citizens®,” echoes our commitment to these principles as we work hard to deliver quality and innovative firearms.

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Sportsball sucks! Congratulations Doug!!!! Likin’ the hardware!

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