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, 24 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 en-en Germany rejoiced from the gold of 10m Air Pistol Women Teams http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/germany_rejoiced_from_the_gold_of_10m_air_pistol_women_teams-464/ Germany needed only 12 shot to achieve the place into the Gold Match in 10m Air Pistol Women Team semifinal. Sun, 24 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Russian Air Rifle Men Team ruled http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/russian_air_rifle_men_team_ruled-465/ Russian 10m Air Rifle Men team dominated the Team competition finals. Sun, 24 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Italy returned to top by winning gold in 10m Air Pistol Men Team Competition http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/italy_returned_to_top_by_winning_gold_in_10m_air_pistol_men_team_competition-466/ Italy showed that their pistol tradition is living strong and top level at the moment when their team Giuseppe Giordano, Paolo Monna and Alessio Torrocchi climbed up to the highest podium in Osijek by winning the Gold Match of Air Pistol Men Team. Sun, 24 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Russian Women ruled the 10m Air Rifle Women Team event http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/russian_women_ruled_the_10m_air_rifle_women_team_event-467/ Russian Women team showed their skill in the right place and right time by winning the Air Rifle Women Team Competition Gold Match. The nice surpriser was Romanian team who won Bronze medal by beating quite superior Austrian Team 17-5 in Bronze Match. Sun, 24 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Saturday – Olympic Events Final Day http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/saturday_____olympic_events_final_day-458/ The sky was brilliant blue, a little bit chilly, but the weather warmed up quickly when sun climbed higher. Great day for the Olympic Events Finals. Sat, 23 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Laura-Georgeta Coman surprised all http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/laura_georgeta_coman_surprised_all-459/ The Second final was the 10m Air Rifle Final Women. Sat, 23 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Klaudia Bres won Gold and beats her idol Anna Korakaki in Air Pistol Women http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/klaudia_bres_won_gold_and_beats_her_idol_anna_korakaki_in_air_pistol_women-460/ The situation after Thursday’s qualification was interesting. Sat, 23 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Pavlo Korostylov for gold, Mikec´s dream is still waiting to come true http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/pavlo_korostylov_for_gold__mikec__s_dream_is_still_waiting_to_come_true-461/ Ukrainian Pavlo Korstylov won European Championship in 10m Air Pistol today in Osijek. He is not a rookie on podium but this gold was anyway his first European Air Pistol Men gold. Sat, 23 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Russian Federation Mixed Team beat European Record holder Italy http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/russian_federation_mixed_team_beat_european_record_holder_italy-462/ Italy 2 was the best team in 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team Qualification yesterday. The team consisted of Petra Zublasing and Marco Suppini. Their result was 840.5 which is a new European Qualification Record. Sat, 23 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 From tears to tears http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/from_tears_to_tears-463/ Olena Kostevych´s day started with tears when missing one shot in the final of Air Pistol Women. The day finished also with tears, but this time for pleasure and happiness. After few moments before the Ukrainian team (Olena Kostevych and Oleh Omelchuk) had won European Championship gold in the Olympic Event Final Day in Osijek in the 10m Air Pistol Mixed team competition which was the last Saturday´s event. Sat, 23 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Friday is the Day of Teams http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/friday_is_the_day_of_teams-457/ Friday is the day of team competition. Today will be competed the Quarterfinals of Pistol and Rifle Women and Men. Today will be also the Qualification of the Mixed Teams. Fri, 22 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 New competition system in Women and Men Pistol/ Rifle events: A Special Olympic Events Final Day http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/new_competition_system_in_women_and_men_pistol__rifle_events__a_special_olympic_events_final_day-453/ Juniors events have been finished yesterday and today started Men and Women events in 10m Air Pistol and Rifle. Thu, 21 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Veronika Major continues her strong performances http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/veronika_major_continues_her_strong_performances-454/ Hungarian Veronika Major is perhaps the hottest name in Women Pistol shooting in the world. Thu, 21 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Russian athletes on top in 10m Air Rifle Women and Men Qualifications http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/russian_athletes_on_top_in_10m_air_rifle_women_and_men_qualifications-455/ Russian Yulia Karimova won the Qualification of the 10m Air Rifle Women Competition with result 629.7. Thu, 21 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Finnish Aaro Vuorimaa is the hottest name in Running Target Men Junior http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/finnish_aaro_vuorimaa_is_the_hottest_name_in_running_target_men_junior-456/ The Running Target shooter finished their job today. Thu, 21 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Russia beat Hungary after exciting moments in Team event 10m Air Pistol Women Junior http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/russia_beat_hungary_after_exciting_moments_in_team_event_10m_air_pistol_women_junior-449/ The Team event for Pistol Women Junior was an excellent promotion what shooting sport can offer for the fans, friends and for the team mates. Wed, 20 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Hungarian Men Juniors ruled the Team Event 10m Air Rifle Men Junior http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/hungarian_men_juniors_ruled_the_team_event_10m_air_rifle_men_junior-450/ Hungarian shooters have successed excellent during this spring all over where they have been performanced. The European Championship is not any exception. Hungarian Men Junior Team won the European Championship in the Team event 10m Air Rifle Men Junior in Osijek today. Wed, 20 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Cliffhangers continued in Team Event 10 m Air Pistol Men Junior http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/cliffhangers_continued_in_team_event_10_m_air_pistol_men_junior-451/ Nice excitment ccould be seen at Final Range of Osijek when the Men Juniors competed from the European Championship title in Team Event 10m Air Pistol Men Junior. In the Gold Match you have to wait until the last shot before the victory was clear. Wed, 20 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Russian Federation ruled the Team Event 10m Air Rifle Women Junior http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/russian_federation_ruled_the_team_event_10m_air_rifle_women_junior-452/ The last final of Wednesday was the Team Event 10m Air Rifle Women Junior. Team Poland managed well at Quarterfinals and it made best result 622.5. Germany (618.4), Russian Federation (617.9) and Denmark (616.7) were the following three. Wed, 20 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Russian 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team ruled http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/russian_10m_air_rifle_mixed_team_ruled-446/ The team of the Russian Federation was superior in 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team competition. They didn´t give any possibilities to the other teams at the final. Tatiana Kharkova and Grigorii Shamakov set a new European Record Juniors and won with the difference of 6.4 points. Their golden result at the final was 500.0. Tue, 19 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Anton Aristarkhov for gold after interesting final: "I thought that I lost the gold when I shot 9.1" http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/anton_aristarkhov_for_gold_after_interesting_final___i_thought_that_i_lost_the_gold_when_i_shot_9_1_-447/ Anton Aristarkhov ruled his nerves best and won the European Championship in 10m Air Pistol Men Junior Competition. Tue, 19 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Sevval Ilayda Tahran made a real thriller in 10m Air Pistol Women Junior http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/sevval_ilayda_tahran_made_a_real_thriller_in_10m_air_pistol_women_junior-448/ Pistol shooters look to love excitement and drama theatre. It was nearly same kind of final as the Men Junior had this afternoon that the Women Junior showed. Tue, 19 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Ukraine went to superior victory in Pistol Mixed Team Juniors http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/ukraine_went_to_superior_victory_in_pistol_mixed_team_juniors-443/ Team Ukraine Yana Chuchmarova and Ihor Solovei took the superior victory in the first event of the European Championship 10m in Osijek this afternoon. They won Silver team Germany with the difference of 10.3 points. Bronze medal team was Russian Federation Team 2. There were 34 teams who competed from the European Championship title. Mon, 18 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Stepanie Laura Scurrah Grundsoee for gold after hyper exciting final in Air Rifle Women Junior http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/stepanie_laura_scurrah_grundsoee_for_gold_after_hyper_exciting_final_in_air_rifle_women_junior-444/ Monday was the golden day for Dannish Stepanie Laura Scurrah Grundsoee! After hyper exciting final she was crownded as the European Champion in Air Rifle Women Junior competition. Spectators needed to wait until the last shot before the victory was clear. Mon, 18 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Filip Nepejchal superior in 10m Air Rifle Men Junior with new European Record http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/filip_nepejchal_superior_in_10m_air_rifle_men_junior_with_new_european_record-445/ The 10m Air Rifle Men Junior was nearly a monology of Czech Filip Nepejchal. His shooting was so brilliant that you seldom can see such. He ruled the whole final and made finally a new European record Juniors. It is now 252.0! Splendid! Mon, 18 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 The European Championship 10m opened in Osijek http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_european_championship_10m_opened_in_osijek-442/ Osijek showed her best side when she welcomed the participants to the European Championship and the opening ceremony; the sky was clear blue and temperature was +24C, people were happy and the feeling was like in summer, when walking from outside to the Finals hall of Championship in Gradski Vrt Hall, where the Opening Ceremony took place. Sun, 17 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 The 2019 European Championship 10m in Osijek will be broadcasted on TV http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_2019_european_championship_10m_in_osijek_will_be_broadcasted_on_tv-436/ The 2019 European Championship 10m in the city of Osijek, Croatia, will be broadcasted live on TV. Mon, 11 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Osijek is ready for the European Championship 10m http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/osijek_is_ready_for_the_european_championship_10m-437/ The former European championships (25m, 50m, 300m) were organized in Osijek last time in 2013. The 2017 World Shooting Para Sport World Cup was held in Osijek too and during this year it returns to Osijek again. So, we can say that Osijek loves shooting sport. Mon, 11 Mar 19 10:00:00 +0300 Official visit to Tokyo 2020 Games http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/official_visit_to_tokyo_2020_games-435/ The ISSF President Vladimir Lisin paid visit to the host city of the 2020 Olympic Games, Tokyo, where he held a series of meetings in connection with the preparations for the Olympic Shooting competitions. Sat, 16 Feb 19 00:00:00 +0300 insidethegames.biz: All-event package for shooting events at Minsk 2019 European Games goes on sale http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/insidethegames_biz__all_event_package_for_shooting_events_at_minsk_2019_european_games_goes_on_sale-433/ An all-event package for shotgun and rifle and pistol events at the 2019 European Games in Minsk has gone on sale due to high demand for tickets. Wed, 23 Jan 19 11:00:00 +0300 Forty six National Olympic Committees can expect the allocation of quota places in shooting for the 2019 European Games in Minsk http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/forty_six_national_olympic_committees_can_expect_the_allocation_of_quota_places_in_shooting_for_the_2019_european_games_in_minsk-434/ Forty six National Olympic Committees (NOCs) can expect the allocation of Quota Places in the shooting sport for the 2nd European Games in Minsk, Belarus. Wed, 23 Jan 19 11:00:00 +0300 First interview of the new ISSF President Vladimir Lisin http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/first_interview_of_the_new_issf_president_vladimir_lisin-431/ Vladimir Lisin, ISSF President, speaks about his agenda, after the 68th ISSF General Assembly is over. Mon, 10 Dec 18 11:00:00 +0300 European Confederation is the leading confederation in ISSF http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/european_confederation_is_the_leading_confederation_in_issf-430/ In the European Nations meeting on Thursday 29th November the ESC Secretary General Ratner already reminded that Europe is the leading confederation who will develope most the shooting sport. It can help also other confederations to develop their actions. That is why it is neccessary that it can have also place and positions in the ISSF. Sat, 01 Dec 18 00:00:00 +0300 Vladimir Lisin is a new ISSF President, Alexander Ratner is a new Secretary General http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/vladimir_lisin_is_a_new_issf_president__alexander_ratner_is_a_new_secretary_general-429/ The ISSF General Assembly elected Vladimir Lisin as the 7th President of the International Shooting Sport Federation, following the 38-year long presidency of Olegario Vázquez Raña. Alexander Ratner was elected as the ISSF Secretary General. Thu, 29 Nov 18 11:00:00 +0300 We will not allow the destruction of unity! http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/we_will_not_allow_the_destruction_of_unity_-428/ Statement of the candidate for the position of the ISSF President. Mon, 19 Nov 18 11:00:00 +0300 The new ESC Air Cup is on start! http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_new_esc_air_cup_is_on_start_-426/ Finally, now it’s time to start preparing for the third season of ESC Air Cup. Thu, 15 Nov 18 00:00:00 +0300 Successful ESC Technical Committee Meeting was organised in Bordeaux http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/successful_esc_technical_committee_meeting_was_organised_in_bordeaux-425/ The ESC Technical Committee Meeting was organised by the Chairwoman Ghislaine Briez and French Shooting Sport Federation on the 9th-11th November in Bordeaux France. There were twenty participants all together from all four discipline groups. The ESC Presidium Member Anna Leshchikova and the Chairman of the ESC Press and Promotion Committee were invited to participate at the meeting. Tue, 13 Nov 18 00:00:00 +0300 Congratulations to our African colleagues! http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/congratulations_to_our_african_colleagues_-424/ Shooting has become part of the 2019 African Games. The decision to additionally include shooting into the programme of those Games was taken yesterday in Rabat, Morocco, by representatives of the Organization of the African Unity (OAU), the Association of the African NOCs (ANOCA) and the Ministry of Youth and Sport of the Kingdom of Morocco. Sun, 11 Nov 18 00:00:00 +0300 CAS case: a clarification for ISSF Member Federations http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/cas_case__a_clarification_for_issf_member_federations-423/ The ISSF has informed its Member Federations about the CAS decision regarding the “Luciano Rossi v. ISSF” case. Tue, 06 Nov 18 00:00:00 +0300 Vladimir Lisin presents his election programme http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/vladimir_lisin_presents_his_election_programme-421/ Vladimir Lisin, ESC President and ISSF Vice-President, is proud to announce the launch of his election programme for the position of the ISSF President. Fri, 02 Nov 18 00:00:00 +0300 ESC Press and Promotion Committee suggests more common communication with other ESC bodies http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/esc_press_and_promotion_committee_suggests_more_common_communication_with_other_esc_bodies-422/ The Meeting of the ESC Press and Promotion Committee (PPC) was organized from the 26th to 28th October in Strasbourg, France. The French Shooting Sport Federation hosted the meeting. Fri, 02 Nov 18 00:00:00 +0300 Ukraine and Russian Federation ruled the SIUS European Youth League Final http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/ukraine_and_russian_federation_ruled_the_sius_european_youth_league_final-420/ There were seen tears of joy and happiness when the Medal Matches were over in the SIUS European Youth League Final in Kisakallio, Finland. But one of the main things was that the athletes congratulated and thanked each others and hugs showed clearly that they had competed with friends. Sun, 21 Oct 18 00:00:00 +0300 Russian Federation and Serbia conquered the Gold Match Places http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/russian_federation_and_serbia_conquered_the_gold_match_places-419/ The young athletes continued their SIUS European Youth League Final on Saturday. It was still the qualification rounds. If it was seen shoot-offs on Friday, the same run continued also on Saturday morning, especially in Air Rifle matches. Sat, 20 Oct 18 00:00:00 +0300 The 2018 SIUS European Youth League Final opened on October 19th in the Sport Institute Kisakallio, Lohja, Finland http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_2018_sius_european_youth_league_final_opened_on_october_19th_in_the_sport_institute_kisakallio__lohja__finland-418/ The Youth League has been competed during this year in three regions, in East, West and North Region and the eight best teams of Air Rifle and Air Pistol are competing now here in the Final. The teams consist of both genders and the age limit is 14-18 year. There are teams from 13 federations in the Final. The Final event will be organized now first time in Finland. Fri, 19 Oct 18 00:00:00 +0300 The ISSF Electronic Scoring Target Course organised in Tallinn Estonia http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_issf_electronic_scoring_target_course_organised_in_tallinn_estonia-416/ Sixteen participants from six federations (Latvia 1, Estonia 5, Denmark 4, Sweden 2, Finland 3 and Israel 1) had nearly blood, sweat and tears or at least deep breaths and sighs when sitting four days (11-14.10.2018) in the meeting room of hotel Centennial in Tallinn Estonia during the ISSF Electronic Scoring Target (EST) Course. Mon, 15 Oct 18 00:00:00 +0300 Meelis Kiisk and Annika Sihvonen won the 10th Mati Mark Memorial Competition 2018 http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/meelis_kiisk_and_annika_sihvonen_won_the_10th_mati_mark_memorial_competition_2018-417/ Many friends of shooting sport will remember Mati Mark well. Mati was the ESC treasurer and vice president for many years. Mati Mark was also a person who organised the ISSF rulebook translation into Russian language. Mon, 15 Oct 18 00:00:00 +0300 The 2019 European Championship in Italy is under threat again http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_2019_european_championship_in_italy_is_under_threat_again-415/ It took a lot of effort from the ESC Presidium to overcome difficulties with organization of the 2019 European Championship in Italy that were due to the crisis of power in the two Member Federations. Only after several months of intensive negotiations and direct appeals to Mr. Giovanni Malago, President of CONI (NOC of Italy), the ESC managed to obtain suitable solutions for different disciplines and sign the Host Federation Agreements. Wed, 10 Oct 18 00:00:00 +0300 Vladimir Lisin meets Thomas Bach http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/vladimir_lisin_meets_thomas_bach-414/ Vladimir Lisin, the ESC President and candidate for the position of the ISSF President, had a meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with the IOC President Thomas Bach. Mon, 08 Oct 18 00:00:00 +0300 Important meetings in Buenos Aires http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/important_meetings_in_buenos_aires-413/ Vladimir Lisin, the ESC President and candidate for the position of the ISSF President, has held a series of important meetings in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Sun, 07 Oct 18 00:00:00 +0300 Address of the ESC President to the Member Federations http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/address_of_the_esc_president_to_the_member_federations-412/ Dear Colleagues and Friends! Now, when the list of the nominations for candidates to the ISSF elective positions at the forthcoming General Assembly in Munich has been completed, it is appropriate time to request all of you become part of the team that, in case of my election as President, will undertake the responsibility of managing successfully all the ISSF activities for further development, growth and build out of the Olympic shooting worldwide during the next four years. Thu, 04 Oct 18 00:00:00 +0300