Newington, N.H. –-(Ammoland.com)- SIG SAUER, Inc. congratulates Team SIG member Daniel Horner for his impressive performance in his first competition representing Team SIG. At the 2018 SIG SAUER Fort Benning Multi-Gun Challenge held November 15th through November 18th at Krilling Range in Fort Benning, Georgia, Horner claimed the titles of “High Overall,” and “Tactical Optics Champion.”
“We are thrilled to see Daniel win his first match as a member of Team SIG, and to do it at Fort Benning where he spent his military career as the captain, and member, of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit is very fitting,” said Tom Taylor Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc. “Given that this was the first time Daniel had used his SIG equipment in competition it really demonstrates his impressive skill, and we look forward to watching his career as a professional shooter and member of Team SIG unfold.”
To claim his first match win at the 2018 SIG SAUER Fort Benning Multi-Gun Challenge Horner competed through 12 stages, against 247 competitors, shooting a total of 547 rounds in 553 seconds. The competition required at least three firearms (pistol, rifle, shotgun) to compete and targets throughout the stages ranged from 2 to 250 yards. For long-range competition Horner used his SIG SAUER M400 Competition rife with a SIG SAUER Electro-Optics TANGO6 riflescope, .223 REM SIG Elite Match Competition Ammunition, and a SIG KILO2400ABS Rangefinder. For pistol competition, Horner used his P320 XFIVE pistol with iron sights and SIG 9mm Match Elite Competition Ammunition.
“It was very exciting to compete for the first time as a member of Team SIG, and to compete alongside my