Leslie Thomas

Leslie Albert Thomas
Shooting - 1996 

Leslie Albert Thomas

Les Thomas of Berridale, although still a Junior in 1997, has competed with a great deal of success in Club, State, ACT and National Competitions in both Junior Grade and Open Age Graded Competitions.

Les was born in Cooma in 1981 and was educated in Berridale and at Monaro High School. Les joined the Snowy River Branch of the Sporting Shooters Association of Australia in 1993 and has been an active shooter since then.

At the time of writing Les holds six National, Australian, State and Territory records.

Following is a sample of these records and achievements:

National Junior Centrefire Rifle Metallic Silhouette Record 
Australian Junior Centrefire Rifle Metallic silhouette Record 
National Junior Rimfire Rifle Metallic Silhouette Record 
1st A Grade 1996 National Centrefire Rifle Metallic Silhouette Championship 
1st Junior Grade 1996 National Centrefire Rifle Metallic Silhouette Championship 
1st Junior Grade Two Gun (Rimfire & Centrefire) 1996 National Rifle Metallic Silhouette Championship 
1st National Junior Rimfire Rifle Metallic Silhouette Postal Shoot. Holder of The Commercial Union National Youth Shoot Perpetual Trophy for 1996 
NSW Junior Centrefire rifle Metallic Silhouette Record 
ACT Junior Centrefire Rifle Metallic Silhouette Record 
ACT Junior Rimfire Rifle Metallic Silhouette Record 
1st B Grade 1996 NSW State Centrefire Rifle Metallic Silhouette Championship