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, 01 Jul 18 00:00:00 +0300 en-en Nice and exciting but cold and windy http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The last competition day of Lapua 25-300m European Cup woke up as windy as earlier days. The sky was clear and nice blue, temperature warmer but the wind unusual rough again. There were 300m rifle prone (Men and Women) and 25m Standard Pistol events during the last competition day Sunday. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Norwegian Ole-Kristian Bryhn and Swiss Marina Schneider ruled the rain and wind http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The 25-300m Lapua European Cup Finland started in Lahti under very difficult weather conditions while the Mother Nature decided to show her strength: after week nice hot weather today (on Friday) it was raining like cats and dogs and winding. During the beginning of the competition the weather was quite good but during the second part (prone) there started the heavy rain and rough wind. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 French Clement Bessaguet won the 25m Center Fire Pistol http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The 25m Pistol athletes started their competition in Hälvälä Shooting Center where the Lapua European Cup 25m Finland took place together with rifle 300m Cup. There were athletes from 13 countries in these cups. During the second competition day the weather was better than on Friday. It didn’t rain any more but wind was still rough, but it was not bad in pistol range as in 300m rifle range. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 The best junior shooters compete in Suhl http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany, appeared to be the most popular competitions of the year 2018 held so far. 756 athletes from 61 nations will make a total of 1749 starts, including the non-Olympic events. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Athletes from three continents meet in Tarragona http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The 18th Mediterranean Games have been inaugurated on Friday, June 22, in the city of Tarragona, Spain. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Amendments to the ESC General Regulations http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ From the beginning of 2018 the ISSF has introduced the equal number of shots in several Men's and Women's events. To comply with the new ISSF Technical Rules the ESC Presidium has approved changes in several articles of the ESC General Regulations. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Hungary, Italy and France are the most successful teams in Innsbruck, Austria http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ 12 teams from the West Region were entered to the 10th edition of SIUS European Youth League. After the elimination period, earlier this year, 10 teams were eligible to take part in the Qualification in Austria. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Important decisions of the ESC Presidium http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The Presidium of the European Shooting Confederation has taken several important decisions concerning the forth coming competitions. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 In Memoriam http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Björn Schullström, Sweden. 1930 – 2018 Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 The 50th CISM Shooting World Championship is open! http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ 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. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Vladimir Lisin and Roberto Di Donna sign the Host Federation Agreement http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Vladimir Lisin, on behalf of the ESC, and Roberto Di Donna, on behalf of the UITS, have signed the Host Federation Agreement on the 2019 European Championship 25/50/300m/RT. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Luciano Rossi banned from any shooting-related activities http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Luciano Rossi has been banned from taking part in any shooting-related activities at national and international level and suspended from office of the ISSF Vice-President for a term of 36 months. He has also been fined with a penalty of 30.000 Euros. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Vladimir Lisin named as candidate for ISSF President http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Vladimir Lisin, the ESC President and currently the ISSF Vice-President, has been named by Olegario Vázquez Raña, the ISSF President, as his choice to succeed him to the position of ISSF President. It happened on May 17th, 2018 during the Opening of the French National Shooting Centre in Châteauroux in which both leaders attended upon the invitation of Philippe Crochard, the President of the French Shooting Sport Federation. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 The ISSF Athlete’s Handbook is here! Download it now http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The International Shooting Sport Federation has launched the ISSF Athlete’s Handbook, a useful guide for shooting sport athletes on various aspects related to their career and life. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 SIUS European Youth League – North Region Qualification 2018 http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Young athletes from Latvia, Poland and Sweden can now prepare for the European Final in October, thanks to excellent performance. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 SIUS European Youth League 2018 Qualification Round has started! http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ SIUS European Youth League 2018 Qualification Round has started with ten teams from the North Region gathered in the Polish city of Wroclaw. During the week-end on April 12-15 young athletes from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, and Sweden as well as the host Poland will compete for two places in the Final. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Important decisions of the ESC Presidium http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The ESC Presidium had the first meeting of the year in Györ, Hungary. Different matters and reports were discussed. Several important decisions were taken. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Athletes from 16 Member Federations won Quota Places to the YOG in Buenos Aires http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ 24 Quota Places to the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires were granted by the ISSF to Europe: six in each of the four individual events in 10m Air Rifle/Air Pistol. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Three important meetings in Györ http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The European Championship is not only competitions. It is also a possibility to meet and discuss different matters of the development of the shooting sport. Three important meetings took place in Györ during the 2018 ECH 10m. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Last day was reserved for teams http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The last day of the European Championships was reserved for Women and Men Team Competitions. The first competition which started 08.30 was the 10m Air Pistol Men Team Competition. The teams consisted of three athletes. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Romania won the Air Rifle Women Team Gold http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Absolutely brilliant shooting sport performance started Sunday’s rifle section Györ. Sunday was a separate team competition day and the pistol athletes competed in the morning and afternoon was the turn of Air Rifle. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Celine Goberville handled the pressure best http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The last individual competitions were competed in Györ on Saturday. In turn there were 10m Air Pistol for Women and Men. Also Running Target juniors finished their ”job” today. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Györ is Yusuf Dikec’s favourite range. http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ In the Air Pistol Men Turkish Yusuf Dikec made the same think than two years ago here in Györ. He won the European Championship. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Gold for the Russian Mixed Team http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Mixed Team competition one of the "new" events in European Championship concept which will also come to the Olympic Program. Forty five (45) teams participated into this competition in Györ. It is a good number! One nation can nominate maximum two teams. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Ukraine and Russian Federation ruled the Junior Running Target http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ It was the turn of Juniors to enter to the range in Running Target. Today´s competition was Running Target where the athletes shot 30 slow runs and the 30 fast ones. After the Qualification will semifinals and finally Medal Matches. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Vladimir Maslennikov: Gold again with new World and European record! http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ We must admit that there is something magic in the air when Russian Vladimir Maslennikov shoots. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Russian Lomova/Chernousov was a successful couple in Mixed Team event http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The last competition of Friday 23th February was the Mixed Team 10m Air Pistol Competition. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Day of Separate Junior team Competitions http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The third ECH day, February 22nd, was the day of separate junior team competitions in Györ. These separate team competitions will be competed now first time in ESC history. Juniors competed yesterday and adults (seniors) will compete on Sunday. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Familiar athletes ruled the 10m Air Pistol Women Junior http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Same familiar names ruled the qualification of the 10m Air Pistol Women Qualification. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Triple victory for Russian in 10m Air Pistol Junior Men http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Russian Men Junior took a triple victory in 10m Air Pistol in Györ. These three athletes were also on the top of the Qualification Rank list but in different order. The best of the Qualification was Alexander Petrov (580), second Aleksandr Kondrashin (580) and third Anton Aristarkhov (577). Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Russians ruled in Running Target http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Russian athletes ruled the Running Target and took today all the gold medals from the events. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Russian teams into the double victory in Mixed team 10m Air Rifle Junior http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Today was totally triumphing of Russian Federation. The Russian teams ruled also in Mixed team 10m Air Rifle Competition. Their shooting was today very impressive. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 First World and European record in Györ http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Junior Women started their job in 10m Air Rifle in Györ and the result of the Qualification was not more or less than Qualification World and European record. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 The Running Target started – Sweden ruled men’s and Russia women’s competitions http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Running Target is also a part of the European Championship program. The RT athletes started their job also today. First events were 10m Running Target Men and Women where athletes shoot first so called slow runs (30 shots) and then 30 shots fast runs. After Qualification comes the semifinals and medal matches. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 The 10m Air Rifle Junior Men was duel of Czech Nepejchal and Russian Marsov http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The second junior rifle competition was Air Rifle Men Junior. It gave also for audience a great and exciting moments into the end. It looked that Czech Filip Nepejchal will win the Champion while he was leading nearly all the time, always until the 21 shot. He lead was even 1.7 points. But as so many time we have seen, the game is over only when the last shot is done. And so it was today also. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 The 2018 European Championship 10m opened in the spirit of beach party http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The hosting federation had selected as a theme of the Opening ceremony a beach party. The ceremony consisted of traditional welcome speeches but strong theme was celebrating together. When you will celebrate on beach, it will need good live music and of course dancing. Among the dance and singing performances the audience received greeting and welcome speeches. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Glory for Gloria http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Györ woke up a little bit misty, landscape have changed his color to white. It had snowed a little bit during the night, temperature – 3 C only. Traffic on the street was surprisingly active. Audi Aréna woke up quickly, when athletes and coaches rushed to their rooms and range. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Maximillian made maximum http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Sunday’s second competition and final was the 10m Air Rifle Men Youth. It was an excellent shooting show from young athletes. It looked quite long time that the winner would be the Russian Grigorii Shamakov but in the last competition shot German Maximillian Ulbrich made an excellent 10.4 hit when Shamakov managed to hit only 9.8. It meant that they both had the same result 247.1, and the shoot-off was a reality. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Jason Solari was the strongest in 10m Air Pistol Men Youth http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Swiss Jason Solari won the 10m Air Pistol Men Youth competition in Györ. At same time he won a quota place to Italy. Solari was the last who reached the final place from the Qualification. This final showed once again that it is necessary firstly to reach the final place and the final is then another new competition. So it was also today. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Anastasiia Dereviagina was superior in 10m Air Rifle Women Youth finals http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The last competition of the first competition day was the 10m Air Rifle Women Youth competition. There were 44 athletes who competed from three last YOG quota places in Györ. The best of the qualification was Italian Sofia Benetti with the result of 416.9. Russian Anastasia Deregeviagina was second only 0.4 points behind. The next final place winners were Estonian Sigrit Juhkam, Czech Karolina Brabkova, Russian Polina Bolotkova, French Marine Jeannot, Hungarian Lalita Gaspar and Polish Zuzanna Wiktoria Bober. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Youth Olympic Games Qualifications will open the European Championship 10m in Györ http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The European Championship is nearby to start. The first competition is the 10m Air Pistol and Air Rifle Women Youth and Men Youth competitions on Sunday18th February. The Youth Olympic Games will be competed in Buenos Aires Argentina on the 6th -18th October 2018. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Györ is a sport city http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ One day to go for starting. Young people are pushing a roller cage full of indoor plants. After a while they have ready one mixed zone. It looks nice. At final range Sius experts are finalizing their targets. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Follow the Championship live! http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Hungary, Russia, Ukraine and Germany have entered the biggest number of athletes. What country will be the leader in public interest to the Championship? Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 The European Championship in Györ can set a record in participation http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The 2018 European Championship 10m can set a record in participation. 48 Member Federations are supposed to send athletes to Györ, Hungary, to compete for the medals of the first major ESC event of the year! Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 The 2018 season is on start! http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The 2018 season in Europe is on start with a lot of different competitions in many countries. The first European Championship in the year will take place in Györ, Hungary. It begins on February 18 with Continental Qualification for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. 12 young European athletes will earn their first in life Olympic Quota Places! Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Best wishes from the European Shooting Confederation! http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Season's Greetings from the European Shooting Confederation. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 SIUS European Youth League 2018 IS ON THE WAY http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The 10th edition of the SIUS European Youth League – SIUS EYL is on the way. Time has come to register the teams of young Rifle and Pistol athletes 14-18 years of age for this very special competition. It all starts with the elimination period 1st January – 15th March, followed by the Regional Qualification. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Eight Mixed Team Events are proposed for the 2019 European Games program http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The ESC has proposed to include 8 Mixed Team events in the program of the 2nd European Games in Minsk, Belarus. Besides three Olympic Mixed Team events in 10m Air Rifle, 10m Air Pistol and Trap, the ESC proposal includes the Mixed Teem events in 25m Pistol, 50m Pistol, 50m Prone Rifle, Skeet and Double Trap. Together with the 12 individual Olympic events in Pistol, Rifle and Shotgun the total number of events in the Shooting program of the 2nd European Games is expected to be 20. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Elena Allen - new Chair of the ESC Athletes Committee http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Elena Allen, three times Olympian and winner of three medals at the ISSF World Championship in Skeet, has been unanimously elected Chairman of the ESC Athletes Committee by members of the Committee. The voting took place during the meeting in Munich on February 18, 2017. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 The 2018 European Championship 10m in Györ will be on TV and in Internet http://www.esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The 2018 European Championship 10m in the city of Györ, Hungary, will be on TV and in Internet. The Organizing Committee has already done all necessary arrangements for TV and Internet coverage of the Championship and all necessary commitments have been reached between the Hungarian Shooting Federation, the European Shooting Confederation and the European Broadcasting Union. Each Member Federation has a real opportunity to promote the shooting sport, the athletes and the sponsors. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300