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31 May 2018

The 50th CISM Shooting World Championship is open!

The 50-th Shooting World Championship of the International Council of Military Sports (CISM) has been opened on Wednesday, May 30, in the city of Thun, Switzerland.

More than 350 athletes from 48 nations are taking part in the competitions that will last till June 5. They will dispute medals in 25, 50 and 300m Rifle/Pistol events.

The Opening took place at the Rathausplatz in presence of many VIP guests and the citizens of Thun.

The Olympic shooting was represented at the ceremony by Vladimir Lisin, the ISSF Vice-President and the ESC President.

From left to right:Colonel Bruno Wolfensberger (President Shooting Sport Committee CISM), Raphael Lanz (Mayor of Thun), Philippe Rebord (Corps Commander, Chief Army Switzerland), Vladimir Lisin, Dirk Schwede (Vice President CISM, Europe), Lt. Col. Christian Hess (Chief CISM Switzerland)

 

Werner Hirt
ESC Honorary Member