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15 August 2013

Record Number of Records During the 2013 European Championships

Record number of World and European records in Osijek and Suhl shows the growing strength of the European shooting sport.

Seven World records were set in Osijek. Three of them now belong to the men team of France - in 50m Rifle Prone, 50m Rifle 3 Positions and 300m Rifle 3 Positions.  In 25 m Rapid Fire Pistol Men Christian Reitz from Germany is a new record holder.   Natalia Kalnysh from Ukraine equaled the World record in 50m Rifle Prone Women. 

In competitions among juniors Serhiy Kulish from Ukraine and the team of Switzerland have beaten the World records in 50m Rifle Prone Men. Pavlo Korostylov from Ukraine set a new World record in 25m Pistol Men. 

Twelve World records were established and two equaled in Suhl. In team competitions the new World records were set by Norway - in Skeet Men and by Italy - in Double Trap Men and Skeet Women. In individual Skeet Men Tom Beier Jensen from Norway and the Italian Trap Women team equaled the World records.

In the category of Juniors three athletes - Andrea Vescovi from Italy, Xuereb Nathan Lee from Malta and Anton Slepushkin from Russia - have shown the World record results in Double Trap. In Skeet Men Tammaro Cassandro from Italy also has set a new World record. 
In Junior team events there were also a triple World record result shown by Italy, Russia and Ukraine in Skeet Women. In Double Trap the new World record belongs to Russia and in Skeet women - to Italy.

There were 26 European records established or equaled during the 2013 European Championships in Osijek and Suhl!

More specific information on the records can be found here and here

Tags: Records