World Record 2240 Yard (2048 m.) Open Sight Shot
Ernest Jimenez, Guns, Long-Range Shooting, Swiss K31 Rifle, Target Shooting
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Utah man sets iron sight shooting record with 2240 yard shot.
Ernie Jimenez used an unmodified K31 Swiss 7.5x55mm Swiss rifle to set the official Guiness World Record for longest open sight shot.
He was aiming at a 36â€³ pink buffalo target 2240 yards away. For this incredible shot, Ernie used 190 grain Sierra Match King rounds firing at 2470 fps. It takes dozens of shots, but Ernie managed to strike the target four times.