JOHAN Venter won the Shooting Union of Namibia's annual Most Talented Shooter of the Year competition on Saturday.
Venter earned the accolade for his mastery as a .22 Silhouette shooter.
Pistol shooter Michael Bartlewski got second place, with Norman Dentlinger and Michael Jaeger, also pistol shooters, finishing joint third.
The event, held at the Luiperdsvallei Shooting Range, gives the public and members of affiliated shooting clubs the opportunity to test their talent in the various shooting disciplines Namibia has to offer.
A full house of 40 shooters turned out for the competition.
Full Results: .22 Silhouettes - Heino Hilse 5/10 (first), Sven Ahrens 4/10 (second), De Wet Swart 3/10 (third); Pistol - Andreas Brand Huber 82/100 (first), Johan Venter 80/100 (second), Norman Dentlinger 71/100 (third); Bisley 200m - Pauli Witt 24/25 (first), Janine van Jaarsveldt 20/25 (second), Jacques Malan 20/25 (third); Clay Target - Jan Schutte 4/7 (first), Thorsten Stahn 3/7 (second), Juergen Gladis 3/7 (third); Champion of the Year - 1st Johan Venter (first), Michael Bartlewski (second), Michael Jaeger and Norman Dentlinger (joint third).