European Shooting Confederation http://www.esc-shooting.org The organization of the European Shooting Championships was decided at the Congress of The International Shooting Union held in Helsinki in 1952 http://www.esc-shooting.org/file/head/logo.jpg European Shooting Confederation http://www.esc-shooting.org Sun, 12 Jul 20 10:00:00 +0300 en-en Peeter Olesk made it twice http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/peeter_olesk_made_it_twice-594/ Estonian Peeter Olesk had an excellent weekend in Lapua European Cup at Männiku Shooting Center in Tallinn. Olesk won also today’s competition – the 25m Standard Pistol Men. He had a hard match with Latvian Lauris Strautmanis who was only one point behind him before the last two 10 sec series. Sun, 12 Jul 20 10:00:00 +0300 Lapua European Cup 25m Pistol started the International shooting sport season after Covid-19 http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/lapua_european_cup_25m_pistol_started_the_international_shooting_sport_season_after_covid_19-592/ The international shooting sport season after the Covid-19 started in Tallinn Estonia. There are participants from four countries (Latvia, Slovenia, Finland and Estonia) totally 20 athletes. The Lapua European Cup started yesterday (Friday) with Pre event trainings and with Technical Meeting. Sat, 11 Jul 20 10:00:00 +0300 Estonian Peeter Olesk for the victory in Lapua European Cup Center Fire Pistol at his home range Männiku http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/estonian_peeter_olesk_for_the_victory_in_lapua_european_cup_center_fire_pistol_at_his_home_range_m__nniku-593/ Peeter Olesk won the 25m Center Fire Pistol Men in Lapua European Cup in Männiku Shooting Range in Tallinn Estonia. This Lapua European Cup is the first international competition after the Сovid-19 virus. Sat, 11 Jul 20 10:00:00 +0300 2020 European Championship Junior25/50m was cancelled http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/2020_european_championship_junior25_50m_was_cancelled-591/ Following consultations and thorough examination with the Organizers of the reality with COVID-19 in Croatia, the ESC Presidium took a decision to cancel the 2020 European Championship Juniors 25/50m. Tue, 30 Jun 20 10:00:00 +0300 IN MEMORIAM: Bobana Momčilović Veličković (1990-2020) http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/in_memoriam__bobana_mom__ilovi___veli__kovi____1990_2020_-590/ It is with deepest sadness we learned that Bobana Momčilović Veličković, multiple European champion in shooting sport, passed away after a short and severe illness in Belgrade at the age of 31. Mon, 22 Jun 20 10:00:00 +0300 The Hungarian Shooting Federation has formed the Athletes Committee http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_hungarian_shooting_federation_has_formed_the_athletes_committee-589/ The Executive Committee of the Hungarian Shooting Federation at its meeting on June 9, 2020 made decision about the establishment of the Athletes Committee. The formation of the Committee was positively welcomed by the athletes. Thu, 11 Jun 20 10:00:00 +0300 Finnish Shooting Sport Federation is searching for coaches http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/finnish_shooting_sport_federation_is_searching_for_coaches-588/ Finnish Shooting Sport Federation (FSSF), founded in 1919, is one of the oldest sports federations in Finland. We have around 300 member clubs with 30 000 shooters in 8 different disciplines. Wed, 03 Jun 20 10:00:00 +0300 The updated Qualification System for Tokyo 2020 is approved http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_updated_qualification_system_for_tokyo_2020_is_approved-587/ The IOC Executive Board approved the updated Tokyo 2020 Qualification System for the Shooting sport. Wed, 27 May 20 10:00:00 +0300 Kevin Gill passes away, aged 58 http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/kevin_gill_passes_away__aged_58-586/ It is with deepest sadness that on Monday night (20th April), we learned of the passing of former Olympic Trap shooter, GB head coach and most importantly, our friend, Kevin Gill. Wed, 22 Apr 20 10:00:00 +0300 2020 European Championship Juniors, Osijek, Croatia, is postponed http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/2020_european_championship_juniors__osijek__croatia__is_postponed-585/ The 2020 European Championship Juniors in 25/50m Rifle and Pistol events, Osijek, Croatia, is postponed. Sun, 19 Apr 20 10:00:00 +0300 The ESC mourns the passing away of Vesa Törnroos http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_esc_mourns_the_passing_away_of_vesa_t__rnroos-584/ The ESC mourns the death of Vesa Törnroos, member of the Finnish National Olympic team who untimely passed away yesterday at the age of 37. Thu, 16 Apr 20 10:00:00 +0300 300m Lapua European Cup 2020 - cancellation http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/300m_lapua_european_cup_2020___cancellation-583/ After the corona virus crisis in Europe, it has become impossible to hold all competitions of the 300m European Cups this year. Wed, 08 Apr 20 10:00:00 +0300 2020 European Youth League Championship - cancellation http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/2020_european_youth_league_championship___cancellation-582/ All Qualification and Final rounds of the EYLCH have been cancelled. Wed, 18 Mar 20 10:00:00 +0300 Serbia and Russian Federation ruled in the 10m Air Pistol Team finals http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/serbia_and_russian_federation_ruled_in_the_10m_air_pistol_team_finals-580/ Last competition day in Wroclaw woke up sunny, but chili. The cold outside didn’t not disturb. It only woke us nicely. From the Qualification one eight best teams competed this noon from place to medal matches and finally from gold and honour. The athletes were ready and heated for the battle. Sun, 01 Mar 20 11:00:00 +0300 Russian team conquered the 10m Air Rifle Women Team Championship http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/russian_team_conquered_the_10m_air_rifle_women_team_championship-581/ In Qualification 2 of Rifle Russian Teams were the best in both events: in Women and Men too. Sun, 01 Mar 20 00:00:00 +0300 Romanian Laura Coman renew her European Championship http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/romanian_laura_coman_renew_her_european_championship-578/ In Rifle shooting it was seen very high quality performances already in Qualification. First Jenny Stene from Norway made a new Qualification European record (623.3) and little later Peter Sidi showed his skill and made a real high quality performance by shooting 632.5. Today’s shooting was only one point less than his World record (633.5) made in 2013. Sat, 29 Feb 20 11:00:00 +0300 You have to fight to the last shot to win the Championship http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/you_have_to_fight_to_the_last_shot_to_win_the_championship-579/ To reach the place from the Qualification 1 stage to the second stage is not so easy when there are 42 teams in competition. You have to solve the two hard competitions before you are in Medal Matches. All this happens in one day, but this is sport. You are training for that and for the success on a right time and place. Sat, 29 Feb 20 11:00:00 +0300 Is victory in Qualification a curse? http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/is_victory_in_qualification_a_curse_-576/ Three day to go. This morning Wroclaw woke up into the small rain. It was yesterday when it was the only sunny day this. When grayness of my mind disappeared when I entered to the Centennial Hall which first time welcomed guests in 1913. In the hall I heard some guitar music and singing. There were two young ladies – Amelia and Olga who welcomed us with their performance. That was a good start for this Friday. Fri, 28 Feb 20 11:00:00 +0300 Serbian Bobana Momcilovic-Velickovic won gold and she will have next huge award in June when her baby boy will born http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/serbian_bobana_momcilovic_velickovic_won_gold_and_she_will_have_next_huge_award_in_june_when_her_baby_boy_will_born-577/ Today started the Women and Men their own competitions: Air Pistol Women and Men. Fri, 28 Feb 20 11:00:00 +0300 Superior victories and tight duels in the Team competions today http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/superior_victories_and_tight_duels_in_the_team_competions_today-575/ Thursday was the team competiton day in Wroclaw when junior women and junior men competed in 10m Air Pistol and Air Rifle. Thu, 27 Feb 20 11:00:00 +0300 Armenian Gor Khachatryan surprised by winning gold after shoot offs in 10mm Running Target Mixed Men Junior http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/armenian_gor_khachatryan_surprised_by_winning_gold_after_shoot_offs_in_10mm_running_target_mixed_men_junior-572/ Armenian Gor Khachatryan made a small surprise by winning the 10mm Running Target Mixed Men Junior competition today in Wroclaw. Wed, 26 Feb 20 11:00:00 +0300 Hungary focused better in the final of the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team Junior and won European Championship http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/hungary_focused_better_in_the_final_of_the_10m_air_rifle_mixed_team_junior_and_won_european_championship-573/ Hungarian Juniors kept their focus better in the end of the Gold Match and won the European Championship gold after a very exciting final. Wed, 26 Feb 20 11:00:00 +0300 Ukrainian Hlib Kihitov stayed most calm and won Gold, James Miller returned Great Britain to the medal level in the 10m Air Pistol Men Junior http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/ukrainian_hlib_kihitov_stayed_most_calm_and_won_gold__james_miller_returned_great_britain_to_the_medal_level_in_the_10m_air_pistol_men_junior-574/ The British pistol shooting returned to the top of Europe in Wroclaw when James Miller entered to the final of 10m Air Pistol Men Junior and won silver medal. Wed, 26 Feb 20 11:00:00 +0300 The 50th European Championship 10m opened in Wrocław http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_50th_european_championship_10m_opened_in_wroc__aw-569/ The Opening Ceremony of the 50th European Championship 10m was organised in Wrocław yesterday evening at Congress Center where the Championship also takes place. Tue, 25 Feb 20 11:00:00 +0300 Russian teams ruled the Medal matches of the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team Junior http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/russian_teams_ruled_the_medal_matches_of_the_10m_air_pistol_mixed_team_junior-570/ The 50th European Championship 10m started in Wroclaw Poland today. The first final of the Championship was the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team Junior. Tue, 25 Feb 20 11:00:00 +0300 Highlights of the day (25.02) http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/highlights_of_the_day__25_02_-571/ Russian Alina Khizbullina showed her excellent concentration and shooting skills when participated to the 10m Air Rifle Women Junior Qualification. Tue, 25 Feb 20 11:00:00 +0300 The shooting sport was included into the Commonwealth Games http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_shooting_sport_was_included_into_the_commonwealth_games-568/ We congratulate participating countries with a long-awaited decision of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Executive Board regarding inclusion of the shooting sport into the 2022 Games program. Mon, 24 Feb 20 11:00:00 +0300 The decision on shooting sports inclusion in the Commonwealth Games will be made this weekend. http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_decision_on_shooting_sports_inclusion_in_the_commonwealth_games_will_be_made_this_weekend_-567/ The Executive Board of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) will decide if they will hold a shooting competition in India. Sat, 22 Feb 20 11:00:00 +0300 The ESC Technical Committee had a successful meeting in Strasbourg http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_esc_technical_committee_had_a_successful_meeting_in_strasbourg-566/ The meeting of the ESC Technical Committee was organized, 7-9th of February 2020 in Strasbourg France. Sat, 08 Feb 20 11:00:00 +0300 Slovenian Joze Ceper to the victory in Standard Pistol Men http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/slovenian_joze_ceper_to_the_victory_in_standard_pistol_men-564/ The last pistol competition of the 25m Pistol was the Standard Pistol. Slovenian Joze Ceper surprised all and shot to the gold and received 2400 € victory money sponsored by Lapua. Sun, 13 Oct 19 10:00:00 +0300 Eva Roesken and Rajmond Debevec are the queen and king of the 300m Rifle Prone http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/eva_roesken_and_rajmond_debevec_are_the_queen_and_king_of_the_300m_rifle_prone-565/ Eva Roesken is the queen of the 300m Prone Women Sun, 13 Oct 19 10:00:00 +0300 Azerbaijan Ruslan Lunev won the Lapua European Cup 25m Center Fire Pistol Men http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/azerbaijan_ruslan_lunev_won_the_lapua_european_cup_25m_center_fire_pistol_men-562/ The weather forecast said yesterday that we would have +26C and sunny, but I don’t know what I could say when I enter out from the hotel door. It was raining and even cold outside. Anyway nose to the direction of the Shooting Centre and let’s hit the road. Sat, 12 Oct 19 10:00:00 +0300 Peter Sidi made it again – victory in 300m Rifle 3 Positions Men http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/peter_sidi_made_it_again_____victory_in_300m_rifle_3_positions_men-563/ Peter Sidi took the second victory in the Lapua European Cup Finals in Chatêauroux. Today he continued his road to victory in very difficult weather conditions by winning the 300m Rifle 3 Position Men competition. Sat, 12 Oct 19 10:00:00 +0300 Peter Sidi won the 300m Standard Rifle Men in the Lapua European Cup 25-300m Final http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/peter_sidi_won_the_300m_standard_rifle_men_in_the_lapua_european_cup_25_300m_final-561/ The 2019 Lapua European Cup 25-300m Final was organized in Chatêauroux France, in place where the new French National Shooting Sport Centre exists. The first final competition was the 300m Standard Rifle Men Competition. Fri, 11 Oct 19 10:00:00 +0300 The XXVII Ordinary ESC General Assembly was successfully held in Budapest http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_xxvii_ordinary__esc_general_assembly_was_successfully_held_in_budapest-560/ The ESC President Vladimir Lisin congratulated the delegates and guests with the 50th Anniversary of the ESC that was created in 1969. Thu, 10 Oct 19 10:00:00 +0300 ESC/ISSF President's report at the ESC General Assembly, Budapest, Hungary. http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/esc_issf_president_s_report_at_the_esc_general_assembly__budapest__hungary_-557/ ESC/ISSF President's report at the ESC General Assembly, Budapest, Hungary. Sat, 05 Oct 19 10:00:00 +0300 Hungary ruled in European Youth League Championship http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/hungary_ruled_in_european_youth_league_championship-559/ Host country Hungary won the both Gold Medals today in Budapest. Sat, 05 Oct 19 10:00:00 +0300 ESC has an important weekend in Budapest http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/esc_has_an_important_weekend_in_budapest-558/ The European Shooting Confederation (ESC) has an important weekend during this weekend while it celebrates 50th anniversary of the ESC here in Budapest. Also it is the first time when The European Youth League Championship will organized in the New National Shooting Centre of Hungary. Fri, 04 Oct 19 10:00:00 +0300 Simon Claussen finished the Championship with Gold medal http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/simon_claussen_finished_the_championship_with_gold_medal-555/ After the yesterdays vaulting elimination everybody waited the 300m Rifle 3 position competition today. When yesterday ten male athletes broke or equaled the old world record, it was a great reason to wait an exciting competition. Thu, 26 Sep 19 10:00:00 +0300 The European Championship finished with World Record made by German Jolyn Beer http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_european_championship_finished_with_world_record_made_by_german_jolyn_beer-556/ Jolyn Beer finished her “job” in the European Championship with the best ever way, she made a new World Record and won the European Championship. The new record result is now 1181! Thu, 26 Sep 19 10:00:00 +0300 Not any day without a new World and European Record http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/not_any_day_without_a_new_world_and_european_record-552/ Tolmezzo’s shooting range woke up yesterday for calm and pretty day, when British Seonaid McIntosh made the first World Record. Wed, 25 Sep 19 10:00:00 +0300 Austrian Bernhard Pickl shot a new World Record in Tolmezzo http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/austrian_bernhard_pickl_shot_a_new_world_record_in_tolmezzo-553/ Tolmezzo saw this morning already the 10th World Record when Austrian Bernhard Pickl won the 300m Standard Rifle with result 591 (197 kneeling, 199 prone, 195 standing). Wed, 25 Sep 19 10:00:00 +0300 Vaulting top results in the 300m Rifle 3 Position Men Elimination http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/vaulting_top_results_in_the_300m_rifle_3_position_men_elimination-554/ I haven’t ever been in this kind Championship, where the records look to be only paper. Wed, 25 Sep 19 10:00:00 +0300 Simon Claussen climbed up to the highest podium again http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/simon_claussen_climbed_up_to_the_highest_podium_again-551/ The European Championship continued today with 300m Rifle Men. Tue, 24 Sep 19 10:00:00 +0300 Ruslan Lunev for Gold in 25m Centre Fire Pistol in Bologna http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/ruslan_lunev_for_gold_in_25m_centre_fire_pistol_in_bologna-550/ The last pistol event in Bologna was 25m Centre Fire Pistol. Mon, 23 Sep 19 10:00:00 +0300 Monika Karsch and Christian Reitz ruled in the 25m Standard Pistol Mixed Team http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/monika_karsch_and_christian_reitz_ruled_in_the_25m_standard_pistol_mixed_team-549/ The sky started to cry this morning during the journey from hotel to Bologna Shooting Range. Sun, 22 Sep 19 10:00:00 +0300 The European Championship in Bologna on Eurosport Channels http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_european_championship_in_bologna_on_eurosport_channels-546/ The European Championship Rifle/ Pistol in Bologna (Italy) will be shown on Eurosport Channels on September 22nd (CET time). Sat, 21 Sep 19 10:00:00 +0300 World records in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/world_records_in_the_50m_rifle_3_positions-547/ Bologna woke up for the Olympic Events Day slowly, the sky was today again grey, not a lot of wind and not as hot as it was a couple days ago, even cool. Actually it is a perfect day for shooting sport! When arriving to the shooting range Andrea Bocceli’s voice welcomed us. What a nice start for the day. Sat, 21 Sep 19 10:00:00 +0300 Monika Karsch crowned as a European Champion in 25m Pistol Women http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/monika_karsch_crowned_as_a_european_champion_in_25m_pistol_women-548/ The Pistol events started already on Friday. Sat, 21 Sep 19 10:00:00 +0300 Tomorrow will be an exciting TV-final day: Norwegians vs. other Europeans http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/tomorrow_will_be_an_exciting_tv_final_day__norwegians_vs__other_europeans-544/ Norwegian athletes ruled the Qualification of the 50m Rifle 3 Position Men. Fri, 20 Sep 19 10:00:00 +0300