ISSF shooting events

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The International Shooting Sport Federation recognizes several shooting events, some of which have Olympic status. They are divided into four disciplines.

The main distinctions between different Rifle events are the distances to the target and the shooting positions used. For the other disciplines, the position is always standing, and changes include limits to shooting times and different types of targets.

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Rifle events

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Sport-shooting with air-rifle, 10m

Pistol events

Shotgun events

  • Trap. This is an Olympic event for both men and women.
  • Double Trap. This is an Olympic event for both men and women (though it has been decided to drop the Olympic status for women after the 2004 Olympics).
  • Skeet. This is an Olympic event for both men and women.

Running Target events

  • 50 m Running Target (formerly Running Boar) - in turn divided into a regular form and a mixed form.
  • 10 m Running Target - in turn divided into a regular form and a mixed form. The regular form is an Olympic event for men (though it has been decided to drop the Olympic status after the 2004 Olympics).

See Also

ISSF official website (http://www.issf-shooting.org/)

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