Doug Koenig captures his fifth prestigious European Bianchi Cup title

Like fine wine, Doug Koenig keeps getting better as we grow older.
Koenig, 43, formerly of Alburtis and now of Hamburg, just won his 15th Bianchi Cup ' far more than any professional shooter on the globe.
At the recent European Bianchi Cup handgun shooting tournament held in Phillipsburg, Germany, Koenig shot the perfect score of 1920 and 182 center 'X' hits to win his fifth Euro Bianchi. That, after arriving late to Phillipsburg because of travel issues that forced him to shoot each event solo.
Aside from his custom 1911 pistol that's topped with a Leupold scope, Koenig used hand loaded 110 grain, JHP/XTP 38 Special Hornady ammo. Said Koenig in a Hornady announcement, 'I have to have the best, most accurate ammo and Hornady XTPs are tack drivers.'
The Euro Bianchi Cup contains shooting Practical, Barricade, Falling Plates and Moving Target stages, each with 6 shots taken at various distances within strict 6-second time restriction.
The European Bianchi Cup is patterned following the legendary Bianchi Cup held in the United States, which he won 15 times. In fact that win was televised this past Wednesday for the Outdoor Channel's Shooting USA program ' which is often viewed online.
But the European Bianchi isn't Koenig's only win this year. He won his 20th Open Division Masters International Shooting Championship held Aug. 8 at PASA Park in Barry, Illinois, where he shot enough bulls-eyes to garner 582 points to get a prefect 300 percent. As a comparison, the 2nd place competitor carried out with 466 points.
'The Masters tests a shooters precision, long range and action handgunning skills,' according to Neal Emery, Hornady Communications Manager. And as for your Master's win, Koenig said, 'Nothing else tests your skills just like the Masters. I've been competing within this match since 1988 and winning never gets easier.' It's certain Hornady ammo helped the main cause.
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