Hwansik Kim of Walther Shooting Team takes 1stplace Production Optics with Q5 Match Steel Frame at 2019 Extreme Euro Open

FORT SMITH, AR– Over 1100 shooters from around the world showed up for the 2019 Extreme Euro Open in Hodonice, Czech Republic. With the new Walther Q5 Match Steel Frame, Hwansik Kim took high overall for the Production Optics division. 30 stages over 3 days, this match requires a high amount of skill and stamina to be successful. 

“I feel very blessed to win Extreme European Open this year! I couldn’t have done it without God, my wife, and all the support from everyone.” said Hwansik Kim of the Walther Shooting Team. 

“We are very excited for Hwansik on his big win in the Czech Republic. He has a strong work ethic and takes competitive shooting very seriously. His results are from countless hours of practice and continually proves that he is one of the best competitive shooters in the world.” said Cody Osborn, Marketing Manager at Walther. 

About Walther

Walther is the performance leader in the firearms industry. Renowned throughout the world for its innovation since Carl Walther and his son, Fritz, created the first blow-back semi-automatic pistol in 1908. Today, the innovative spirit builds off the invention of the conceal carry gun with the PPK series by creating the PPQ, PPS and Q5 Match Steel Frame series. Military, Police, and other government security groups in every country of the world have relied on the high-quality craftsmanship and rugged durability of Walther products. Excellent service and superior quality will continue to be benchmarks of Walther success. In the future Walther will continue its long tradition of technical expertise and innovation in design and production of firearms.