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://esc-shooting.org/file/head/logo.jpg European Shooting Confederation http://www.esc-shooting.org Sat, 01 Dec 18 00:00:00 +0300 en-en European Confederation is the leading confederation in ISSF http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ 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. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Vladimir Lisin is a new ISSF President, Alexander Ratner is a new Secretary General http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ 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, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 We will not allow the destruction of unity! http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Statement of the candidate for the position of the ISSF President. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 The new ESC Air Cup is on start! http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Finally, now it’s time to start preparing for the third season of ESC Air Cup. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Successful ESC Technical Committee Meeting was organised in Bordeaux http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ 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. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Congratulations to our African colleagues! http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ 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. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 CAS case: a clarification for ISSF Member Federations http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The ISSF has informed its Member Federations about the CAS decision regarding the “Luciano Rossi v. ISSF” case. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Vladimir Lisin presents his election programme http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ 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. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 ESC Press and Promotion Committee suggests more common communication with other ESC bodies http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ 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. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Ukraine and Russian Federation ruled the SIUS European Youth League Final http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ 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. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Russian Federation and Serbia conquered the Gold Match Places http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ 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. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 The 2018 SIUS European Youth League Final opened on October 19th in the Sport Institute Kisakallio, Lohja, Finland http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ 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. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 The ISSF Electronic Scoring Target Course organised in Tallinn Estonia http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ 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. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Meelis Kiisk and Annika Sihvonen won the 10th Mati Mark Memorial Competition 2018 http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ 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. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 The 2019 European Championship in Italy is under threat again http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ 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. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Vladimir Lisin meets Thomas Bach http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ 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. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Important meetings in Buenos Aires http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ 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. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Address of the ESC President to the Member Federations http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ 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, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Vladimir Lisin attends the World Shooting Para Sport World Cup in Châteauroux http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Vladimir Lisin, ESC President, current ISSF Vice-President and candidate for the position of the ISSF President, attended the World Shooting Para Sport World Cup that is taking place at the French National Shooting Centre in Châteauroux, France. The competitions gathered 229 participants from 43 countries of Europe, Asia, Oceania and Americas who compete in 19 events for the medals and Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Quota Places. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 The Europeans demonstrated high class shooting at the ISSF World Championship in Changwon http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The European shooters have confirmed their high class at the 52nd ISSF World Championship in Changwon, Korea. Athletes from 18 countries of our continent won the champion's title. Out of 60 Olympic Quota Places disputed in Changwon, 35 were won by the Europeans. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Statement of the ESC Presidium on the CAS decision to confirm the ethics violations committed by Luciano Rossi http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The Court of Arbitrations for Sport (CAS) has issued on September 7, 2018 the decision confirming serious violations by Luciano Rossi of the Code of Ethics of the International Shooting Sport Federation. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Minsk ready, willing and able to host European Games with 300 Days to Go http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Today marks 300 Days to Go until the European Games Minsk 2019, and with only the final elements of the Shooting Centre left to be renovated, the Belarusian capital is almost entirely ready to host Europe’s premier multi-sports event. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Tight in 300m Rifle Prone http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ German Veronique Münster turned the victory for herself with the minimum difference before French Lisandra Storai. Both athletes shot the same result 594! The difference was the number of inner tens and in that competition, Münster was better in inner tens with result 30-25. Münster was 6th in the elimination yesterday. Her result in elimination was 588. So she made a good match today! Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Ruslan Lunev from Azerbaijan won the 25m Center Fire Pistol Men http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The 25 m Pistol Events started Lapua European Cup today with 25m Center Fire Pistol Men Competition. The winner was a little bit surprising while Azerbaijan Ruslan Lunev game and took the victory with excellent result 589. Silver medal winner was French Alban Pierson who lost silver with two points, result was 587. Winner of bronze medal was Peeter Olesk (586) from hosting country Estonia. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Swiss Andrea Rossi ruled in the end of the Standard Rifle 3 x 20 http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The ESC Lapua European Cup 25-300m Estonia started today with Standard Rifle 3 x 20 Men Competition in Voru. Switzerland took a double victory in the first event while Andrea Rossi and Gilles Dufaux were two best and sharpest athletes. They both shot result 583 but Rossi won the competition while he had more inner tens than Dufaux. Rossi shot 19 inner tens and Dufaux 18. Their victory was quite superior while the winner of bronze medal Hungarian Peter Sidi made 575. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 German Lisa Müller shot three times 390 and won the 300m Rifle 3x 40 Women Competition http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The first Lapua European Cup 25-300m competition day in Vöru continued with women event. Their first competition was 300m Rifle 3 x 40 Women. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Estonia hosts the ESC Lapua European Cup 25-300m for the first time http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ European Shooting Confederation is happy to welcome Estonia to the family of Lapua European Cup 25m pistol and 300m rifle. It is the first time when Lapua European Cup 25-300m will be organised in Estonia. The Cup consists of four qualification rounds and finals. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Important decisions of the ESC Presidium http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The ESC Presidium took several important decisions during its meeting on July 31st, 2018, in Baden, Austria. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 European Championship finished with the victory of Italy and France http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Sunday 12th August, the last competition day of 2018 European Championship Shotgun in Loebersdorf. Before we totally say goodbye we had still events left. Sunday was the day of Skeet Mixed teams. The team consists of a female and a men athlete. Nation can send maximum two teams per event. There were 29 teams in Mixed and 12 teams in Mixed Junior qualification event. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Italy and Czech Republic ruled in Skeet Men and Women Junior competitions http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Today, on Saturday it was the turn of the Team Competitions. The weather was first time mild and cloudy, only +18 C in the morning. The weather forecast promised maximum +27C, perfect day for shooting. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Slovakian team was not the favourite, but they won The European Championship in Skeet Women Team Competition http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The best of the Skeet Women team qualification was Italy, but the same result reached also Germany, their result 347 was also Qualification European record. Third was Cyprus (342) and fourth Slovakia (337), fifth Czech Republic (329) and sixth Poland (324). While in this competition there were only six teams, the Italian and Germany teams went directly to semi-finals while there was not team (8th and 7th ) to whom they could compete. The other teams have to compete in quarterfinals. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Names changed quite a lot on the top during the second Skeet day http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The Skeet athletes started their competition yesterday when they shot 50 targets. Today the temperature had sunk down till 25C and it was much convenient to continue with 75 targets. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Cool when it is hot – tight in Skeet http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The nice weather continued also Thursday in Leobersdorf. Today it was the hottest day of the whole summer. 37 women and 73 men Skeet athletes started their competition in the morning, afternoon the Junior Women and Men continued their second day and had also their finals. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Good drama in Skeet Junior Finals http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The Skeet Women Junior Qualification finished to the victory of Esmee van der Veen from Netherlands. Her victory result was 118 and she won the place to the final. Zilia Batyrshina from Russian Federation who was on the top place after first day was second in the qualification and shot total result 116. The four other athletes who reached the final place were Giada Longhi (ITA) 113, Anna Sindelarova (RUS) 113, Eva- Tamara Reichert (GER) 112 and Zuzana Zaoralova (CZE) 112. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Excellent shooting and result in hot weather http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Wednesday, 8th of August. The air outside feels very cool when entering out from hotel room for waiting the transportation to Shooting park Leobersdorf. How nice and relaxing. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Italian ruled the Double Trap Women and Men http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ As we all remember, how strong was Italian performance in Trap event, the same was expected also today in Double Trap competitions. The Italians kept their promises and ruled the Double Trap Men and also Double Trap Women events. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Italian ruled the Double Trap Women and Men, Slovakia won the Double Trap Mixed Team http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ As we all remember, how strong was Italian performance in Trap event, the same was expected also today in Double Trap competitions. The Italians kept their promises and ruled the Double Trap Men and also Double Trap Women events. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Italy and Russian Federation are the best in Trap Mixed Team Finals http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Sunday morning felt a little cooler than morning before when waking up and walking to have breakfast. But when the sun arose enough high the temperature climbed up quickly over +32 C. During the afternoon grey clouds started to sail in the sky. When I started to write this story, the clouds had changed darker. There has seen lightnings in the horizon and the wind brought the sound of thunder. Fortunately, the thunder storm did not come nearer. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 France and Italy for victory in Trap Men Junior and Women Junior Team competitions. http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Saturday was the day for new separate team competitions in Trap. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Italy ruled the Trap Team competitions http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Italy seemed to be the strongest country in Trap shooting if we compare the success of podium place in the European Championship. Italian teams won the Trap Women, Trap Men and Trap Women Junior Team Championships and in Trap Men Junior Italy was fourth. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Hard fight from the last Final place to the end of Final in Trap http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ If the weather had been hot, so was the battle for the last Final places in the Trap Women and Men in Leobersdorf today. In Trap Men qualification even nine athletes shot the same result 121 which was the limit for the Final. In Trap Women there three who had the shoot off from the one Final place. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 French Melani Couzy had a perfect day http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ Trap Women started their competition today in the sticky and sweaty weather. There nearly no wind at all. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Erica Sessa surprised Semianova http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The Trap Women Junior Qualification finished by the victory of Daria Semianova. Semianova kept her leading position during the last two runs and reached the place to the final. Her result was 119. Second place to the final took Italian Sofia Littame with result 116. Loemy Recasens from France who hit 113 clays was the third lucky one. Rebecca Aimee Fergusson (GBR) and Erica Sessa (ITA) shot both 112. Fergusson was after shoot off fourth in the qualification. The last lucky one who reached the final’s place was Fergusson’s team mate Lucy Charlotte Hall with result 111. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Russian Daria Semianova was the name of today’s Trap Women Junior competition http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The first competition morning woke as beautiful as it had been long time during this and last week, the temperature around +30C, quite clear blue sky and sun shining. Yesterday’s opening ceremony was only a nice memory. It was time to start competing from the tittle of European Championship. The Trap Women Junior and Men Junior shot their first 75/125 shot. Tomorrow is will be the rest and finals. Total number of athletes in Trap Women Junior is 21 and in Men Junior 37 athletes. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 The ESC President declared the 2018 European Championship Shotgun open http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The Opening Ceremony of the European Shooting Championship Shotgun was organized on Tuesday (31st July) in Rathausplatz Leobersdorf (town center) under the clear blue sky. The opening ceremony had gathered the full of people. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 We would like to give an unforgettable experience for all participants http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The European Shooting Championship Shotgun will be organized on 31st July-13th August in Leobersdorf. The Shooting Park Leobersdorf belongs to the Baden District in Lower Austria. The Shooting Park is a full service sport shooting center, where you can shoot nearly all disciplines. This time is time for shotgun shooting sport (Trap, Skeet and Double Trap). Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Sunny Leobersdorf welcomes the participants for the 2018 European Shooting Championship Shotgun http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The white clouds are sailing smoothly in the sky, sun has arose couple hours ago. It’s burning hot while there isn’t any wind blowing. Athletes and Chief Range Officer Yannis are testing the machines and clays. Tent experts are building the tents. The rhythm is calm but sure, everybody knows their job and goal. On Monday everything is ready for welcoming the athletes and coaches to the European Shooting Championship Shogun. Shootingpark Leobersdorf in Austria is preparing the Championship. Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 The 2018 European Championship Shotgun in Leobersdorf, Austria, will be live on TV and in Internet http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_interview_with_mrs_unni_nicolaysen-7/ The 2018 European Championship Shotgun in Leobersdorf, Austria, will be live on TV and in Internet. All necessary arrangements have been done by the European Shooting Confederation, the Organizing Committee, the Austria Shooting Federation Clay Target and Combined, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). Thu, 01 Jan 70 03:00:00 +0300 Nice and exciting but cold and windy http://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://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