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 Fri, 09 Apr 21 10:00:00 +0300 en-en Diana Igaly passed away http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/diana_igaly_passed_away-623/ On a very sad day for our shooting sport, the Hungarian Shooting Federation and the whole European shooting sport community are deeply shocked and broken-hearted over the tragic loss of the HSF Vice-President, Olympic champion, multiple world and European gold medalist, Mrs. Diana IGALY who passed away at the age of 56 due to consequences of the corona virus infection. Fri, 09 Apr 21 10:00:00 +0300 European athletes win 8 Tokyo 2020 quotas in New Delhi http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/european_athletes_win_8_tokyo_2020_quotas_in_new_delhi-622/ The European athletes have got 8 out of 12 Quota Places for Tokyo 2020 according to the qualification World Ranking being the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi, India, the last ISSF Championship where the ranking points could be obtained. Fri, 26 Mar 21 10:00:00 +0300 The ESC Air Cup Qualification rounds approaching the end http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_esc_air_cup_qualification_rounds_approaching_the_end-621/ The Shooting season has finally started with the ISSF World Cup in India. It has been a great pleasure to follow the Live Broadcastings on web. At the same time, the ESC Air Cup powered by Walther and Capapie has continued too. The club shooters have recorded more and more results to the ESC Air Cup Result web (http://www.escaircup.eu/). Thu, 25 Mar 21 10:00:00 +0300 300m Lapua European Cup Eskilstuna is postponed http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/300m_lapua_european_cup_eskilstuna_is_postponed-620/ Statement of Mr. Konrad Jäggi, Chairman of the ESC 300m Sub-Committee. Fri, 19 Mar 21 10:00:00 +0300 The 2021 ESC General Assembly will take place in Baku http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_2021_esc_general_assembly_will_take_place_in_baku-619/ The XXVIII Ordinary General Assembly of the European Shooting Confederation will take place in Baku, Azerbaijan, on October 22-24, 2021. This decision was taken by the ESC Presidium during the video meeting on March 11, 2021. Thu, 11 Mar 21 11:00:00 +0300 Amendments to the Tokyo 2020 Qualification System are approved http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/amendments_to_the_tokyo_2020_qualification_system_are_approved-618/ The IOC has approved the amendments to the Tokyo 2020 Qualification System. Mon, 01 Mar 21 11:00:00 +0300 Juniors can compete for Olympic quotas in Osijek http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/juniors_can_compete_for_olympic_quotas_in_osijek-617/ The ESC Presidium has taken the decision to exceptionally allow Juniors at the 2021 European Championships in Osijek, Croatia, to compete in 10m Air Rifle/Air Pistol events as «Seniors» and in 25/50/300m events as «Juniors» or vice versa. Wed, 03 Feb 21 11:00:00 +0300 Shooting sport completes the 2023 European Games program http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/shooting_sport_completes_the_2023_european_games_program-616/ The European Olympic Committee (EOC) and the European Shooting Confederation (ESC) have reached agreements on the shooting sport appearance in the program of the 3rd European Games in Kraków-Małopolska, Poland. Tue, 02 Feb 21 11:00:00 +0300 Shooting is invited to become part of the III European Games http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/shooting_is_invited_to_become_part_of_the_iii_european_games-615/ The European Olympic Committees (EOC) have expressed interest to include shooting sport in the III European Games program. The EOC and the ESC have begun discussing an Agreement that will define the mutual responsibilities of the parties, as well as the athletes quotas, the number of events and of the competition days. Tue, 19 Jan 21 11:00:00 +0300 Decisions of the ESC Presidium http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/decisions_of_the_esc_presidium-614/ Due to the withdrawal of the Finnish Shooting Sport Federation (FSSF) to organize the 2021 European Championship 10m in Lohia, Finland, the ESC Presidium has taken the following decisions: Thu, 14 Jan 21 11:00:00 +0300 The Organizing Committee decided to cancel the 2021 10m European Championship in Lohja, Finland http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_organizing_committee_decided_to_cancel_the_2021_10m_european_championship_in_lohja__finland-612/ The 2021 10m Rifle/Pistol European Championship with Olympic Qualification which was planned to be held from February 26th to March 6th, 2021, has been canceled by the Organizing Committee in connection with the statement of COVID group in Finland regarding the pandemic. Mon, 11 Jan 21 11:00:00 +0300 The ESC Air Cup continues strongly forward despite of Covid http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_esc_air_cup_continues_strongly_forward_despite_of_covid-613/ After the sad news of 10m ECH 2021 cancellation, we have still good news to tell. Mon, 11 Jan 21 11:00:00 +0300 All the best! http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/all_the_best_-611/ Happy Xmas! Wed, 23 Dec 20 11:00:00 +0300 Important decisions of the ESC Presidium http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/important_decisions_of_the_esc_presidium-610/ Preparations to the 2021 European Championships 10m in Lohja, Finland, and 25m/50m/300m/Shotgun in Osijek, Croatia, were in the centre of attention at the meeting of the ESC Presidium that was held on December 13. Sun, 20 Dec 20 11:00:00 +0300 Online meeting with the ESC Member Federations http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/online_meeting_with_the_esc_member_federations-609/ Online meeting of the ISSF President Vladimir Lisin with the ESC Member Federations will take place on December 14th at 13.00-15.00 CEST time via Zoom. Sat, 28 Nov 20 11:00:00 +0300 Top results and changes of the Rules in the ESC Air Cup powered by Walther and Capapie http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/top_results_and_changes_of_the_rules_in_the_esc_air_cup_powered_by_walther_and_capapie-608/ The Air Cup is strongly forwarding. While the Covid-19 is increasing, the ESC Technical Committee has to react also and made some changes. These changes make the participation easier. The changes can be seen bellow. Fri, 27 Nov 20 11:00:00 +0300 ESC Air Cup - how to register and how to upload results http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/esc_air_cup___how_to_register_and_how_to_upload_results-607/ We have now officially opened the competition but problems in form of COVID-restrictions have occurred. Sun, 15 Nov 20 11:00:00 +0300 Pyramides Open Cup invites the athletes http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/pyramides_open_cup_invites_the_athletes-606/ The Egyptian Shooting Federation is organizing the Pyramides Open Cup on December 8-11, 2020 and is inviting the athletes to participate. Thu, 12 Nov 20 11:00:00 +0300 Over 1000 athletes participating in the ESC Air Cup http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/over_1000_athletes_participating_in_the_esc_air_cup-605/ The ESC Air Cup powered Walther and Capapie is ready to start. The Air Cup has broken the limit of 1000 participants! The exact number was 1009 on the 26th October. Sat, 31 Oct 20 10:00:00 +0300 The Interest of the ESC Air Cup powered by Walther and Capapie arises all the time http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interest_of_the_esc_air_cup_powered_by_walther_and_capapie_arises_all_the_time-604/ The Air Cup looks to be an interesting competition at moment when Covid-19 is increasing. Yesterday (15th October) there were 565 athletes from 15 European countries who had made their registration! Fri, 16 Oct 20 10:00:00 +0300 The ESC Air Cup proudly presents two great sponsors – the Air Cup is powered by the German Carl-Walther and Indian Capapie http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_esc_air_cup_proudly_presents_two_great_sponsors_____the_air_cup_is_powered_by_the_german_carl_walther_and_indian_capapie-603/ We are getting close to the start of this year`s ESC Air Cup competition. Wed, 07 Oct 20 10:00:00 +0300 25m Lapua European Cup Final at Lisboa Portugal has been postponed http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/25m_lapua_european_cup_final_at_lisboa_portugal_has_been_postponed-602/ Original Final supposed to be shot from 9th to 11th October. Tue, 15 Sep 20 10:00:00 +0300 2021 European Championships will be open for Olympic MQS http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/2021_european_championships_will_be_open_for_olympic_mqs-601/ 2021 European Championships will be open for Olympic MQS Mon, 14 Sep 20 10:00:00 +0300 The last Qualification round of the Lapua European Cup 25m done – Lunev and Ceper shot the victories http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_last_qualification_round_of_the_lapua_european_cup_25m_done_____lunev_and_ceper_shot_the_victories-600/ The last Qualification round of the Lapua European Cup 2020 competed in Aarhus, Denmark. Sun, 13 Sep 20 10:00:00 +0300 We do not let the virus disturb our preparations for the 2021 Championship 10m http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/we_do_not_let_the_virus_disturb_our_preparations_for_the_2021_championship_10m-599/ The Organizing Committee of the 2021 European Championship 10m has worked already over one year for preparing the Championship. Sat, 12 Sep 20 10:00:00 +0300 2021-2024 World Championships will be held on five continents http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/2021_2024_world_championships_will_be_held_on_five_continents-598/ The ISSF Executive Committee meeting has taken place, at which important issues for the new Olympic cycle were considered. Fri, 04 Sep 20 10:00:00 +0300 Swedish Jan-Olov Danielsson for double victory in 25m Lapua European Cup in Ockero Sweden http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/swedish_jan_olov_danielsson_for_double_victory_in_25m_lapua_european_cup_in_ockero_sweden-597/ The 25m Lapua European Cup continued in Sweden during the last weekend in Öckerö Shooting Sport Centre. The Qualification round was the second one; the first was competed in Tallinn, Estonia and the third will be in Århus, Denmark. On the 11-13th September and the Final Event on 9-11th October in Lisbon, Portugal. Mon, 10 Aug 20 10:00:00 +0300 The new ESC Air Cup season is on start! http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_new_esc_air_cup_season_is_on_start_-596/ It’s time to start preparing for the fifth season of ESC Air Cup. Wed, 22 Jul 20 10:00:00 +0300 2020 European Championship Shotgun was canceled http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/2020_european_championship_shotgun_was_canceled-595/ In view of the situation with COVID-19 the ESC Presidium took a decision to cancel the 2020 European Championship Shotgun. Fri, 17 Jul 20 10:00:00 +0300 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