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, 17 Aug 19 10:00:00 +0300 en-en Swiss women for triple victory in 300m Rifle Prone Women http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/swiss_women_for_triple_victory_in_300m_rifle_prone_women-509/ The Lapua European Cup 25-300m continued in Thun with Rifle Prone and in Pistol with Standard Pistol competitions. Sat, 17 Aug 19 10:00:00 +0300 Istvan Peni made a vaulting result in 300m Rifle 3 x 40 in Lapua European Cup in Thun http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/istvan_peni_made_a_vaulting_result_in_300m_rifle__3_x_40_in_lapua_european_cup_in_thun-508/ The Lapua 25-300m European Cups continued this time in Switzerland in Thun. In there will be competed both events: 25m Pistol and 300m Rifle as well. Thu, 15 Aug 19 10:00:00 +0300 Maria Enqvist and Juho Autio crowned their weekend to the gold http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/maria_enqvist_and_juho_autio_crowned_their_weekend_to_the_gold-507/ The last event of the second round in Lapua European Cup 300m Rifle finished in to the victories of Swedish Marie Enqvist and Finn Juho Autio in the 300m Rifle Prone Women and Men competitions. Sun, 21 Jul 19 10:00:00 +0300 Dufaux was as exact as a Swiss watch http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/dufaux_was_as_exact_as_a_swiss_watch-505/ Swiss Gilles Dufaux continued his triumph in 300m Rifle 3 x40 Men competition today on the second competition day of Lapua European Cup 300m Rifle. His victory result was 1171 and he beat Finish Aleksi Leppa with four points (1167). Third was Leppa’s team mate Juho Autio(1166). Sat, 20 Jul 19 10:00:00 +0300 Leppä and Guignard best in the 300m Rifle Prone Eliminations http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/lepp___and_guignard_best_in_the_300m_rifle_prone_eliminations-506/ Saturday’s last event was the Elimination of the 300m Rifle Prone Men and Women. Sat, 20 Jul 19 10:00:00 +0300 Gilles Dufaux ruled the wind in Finland http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/gilles_dufaux_ruled_the_wind_in_finland-503/ Lapua European Cup 300m Rifle started today with the 300m Standard Rifle 3 x20 Men competition. Athletes from eight countries will participate to this Lapua European Cup 300m Rifle. Fri, 19 Jul 19 10:00:00 +0300 Swiss power continued in Lapua European Cup Finland http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/swiss_power_continued_in_lapua_european_cup_finland-504/ Swiss athletes dominated on the first competition day in Lapua European Cup 300m Rifle in Finland. This morning Gilles Dufaux won first the 300m Standard Rifle 3x20 Men and now Silvia Guignard won the 300m Rifle 3 x 40 Women in very difficult circumstances. Fri, 19 Jul 19 10:00:00 +0300 Running Target’s day of fully dedicated to the 2nd run of 20 shots of the mixed-event, awarding and Closing Ceremony! http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/running_target___s_day_of_fully_dedicated_to_the_2nd_run_of_20_shots_of_the_mixed_event__awarding_and_closing_ceremony_-502/ Women are used to start the first run of mixed; for today is their last run here in Gyenesdiás. Let us go to the results. Sun, 14 Jul 19 10:00:00 +0300 Running Target’s day of fully dedicated to the first run of 20 shots of the mixed-event! http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/running_target___s_day_of_fully_dedicated_to_the_first_run_of_20_shots_of_the_mixed_event_-501/ The women start the first run of mixed to come to the following intermediate result. Sat, 13 Jul 19 10:00:00 +0300 July 11th - Running target’s day of the 30 fast’s and first awarding ceremony. http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/july_11th___running_target___s_day_of_the_30_fast___s_and_first_awarding_ceremony_-499/ The women start the Fast’s day. Fri, 12 Jul 19 10:00:00 +0300 Running Target’s day of the mixed team’s and more! http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/running_target___s_day_of_the_mixed_team___s_and_more_-500/ Today is the firework of mixed: mixed gender, are competing in mixed-run, and some of the teams are mixed-countries: 2 Russian teams, 2 Hungarian teams, 2 Finish team, 3 international teams. Fri, 12 Jul 19 10:00:00 +0300 The opening ceremony in live from Gyenesdiás http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_opening_ceremony_in_live_from_gyenesdi__s-496/ The house of nature in Gyenesdiás offers not only an insight to the Fauna and flora of the forest and the Keszthely’s mountains, but was for today the theater of the opening ceremony of the European Championship of Running Target 50 m. Wed, 10 Jul 19 10:00:00 +0300 Running Target’s day of the 30 slow’s http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/running_target___s_day_of_the_30_slow___s-497/ 13 women opened the competition with 30 shots slow. Wed, 10 Jul 19 10:00:00 +0300 Running Target’s day of the 30 slow’s for juniors http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/running_target___s_day_of_the_30_slow___s_for_juniors-498/ The junior events followed immediately in the beginning of the afternoon. Wed, 10 Jul 19 10:00:00 +0300 Running target’s place to be is Gyenesdiás, Hungary http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/running_target___s_place_to_be_is_gyenesdi__s__hungary-495/ Tomorrow starts the European Championship in Gyenesdiás in Running Target 50 m evens. A great day for a new area to develop this discipline. In total 59 shooters coming from 10 countries will line up for 160 starts in 10 evens. Mon, 08 Jul 19 10:00:00 +0300 Peeter Olesk won 25m Standard Pistol at his home range http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/peeter_olesk_won_25m_standard_pistol_at_his_home_range-494/ When I spoke and interview yesterday Estonian Peeter Olesk, he said me, that he has to be better today and he has to shoot minimum 575. When he finished his competition, the result was 575 and he was the best. Sun, 07 Jul 19 10:00:00 +0300 Double victory for France in Center Fire Pistol http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/double_victory_for_france_in_center_fire_pistol-493/ Saturday woke up a little bit unsure, there were quite a lot of clouds and a very small rain when arriving to Männiku Shooting Range. Slowly the sky opened and the sun was seen. The forecast had promised rain even 5.3 mm, but it had not yet arrived, when writing this. Sat, 06 Jul 19 10:00:00 +0300 Third round of the 25m Lapua European Cup will be competed in Tallinn, Estonia http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/third_round_of_the_25m_lapua_european_cup_will_be_competed_in_tallinn__estonia-492/ The athletes of the 25m Lapua European Cup were welcomed by 10.000 dancers and 35.000 singers in Tallinn Estonia where the third round of the Lapua Cup will be organized during this weekend 5-7.7.2019. Fri, 05 Jul 19 10:00:00 +0300 The European Olympic Qualification Tournament will take place in Plzen http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_european_olympic_qualification_tournament_will_take_place_in_plzen-491/ The European Olympic Qualification Tournament will take place in Plzen, Czech Republic, from 17 till 28 May of 2020. Mon, 01 Jul 19 10:00:00 +0300 Minsk on my mind – Miss you! http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/minsk_on_my_mind_____miss_you_-490/ Last competition day in Minsk and in European Games, Friday morning arose windy. Clouds were flying in the sky quickly. They were like days which we have spent here, time was running too fast. Moving forward, but leaving also memories. Fri, 28 Jun 19 10:00:00 +0300 Russian Yulia Zykova joins the gold club http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/russian_yulia_zykova_joins_the_gold_club-488/ Wednesday finished with a heavy rain in the evening. Fortunately all shooting events had been done and athletes saved from the rain. When morning arose the weather had changed dramatically. No rain, but quite rough wind and the temperature had sunk down nearly by +20C, but it felt cooler. The wind made shooting more challenging, but also more interesting when you have to find calmer moment to shoot. Thu, 27 Jun 19 10:00:00 +0300 Skeet women are not made of sugar http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/skeet_women_are_not_made_of_sugar-489/ The Mother Earth surprised the Skeet shooter today twice; during the qualification and also during the Women’s final. The sky opened and rained like cats and dogs with a rough blowing wind. Thu, 27 Jun 19 10:00:00 +0300 Three Finals’ day in Minsk http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/three_finals____day_in_minsk-487/ Pistol Women continued today in 25m Pistol competition. From the morning qualification following athletes reached the place to finals: Monika Karsch (GER, 589), Vitalina Batsarashkina (RUS, 586), Celine Goberville (FRA, 585), Zorana Arunovic (SRB, 585), Heidi Diethelm Gerber (SUI, 585), Anna Korakaki (GRE, 583), Doreen Vennekamp (GER, 583) and Antoaneta Boneva (BUL, 583). Wed, 26 Jun 19 10:00:00 +0300 Gold for Switzerland in 50m Mixed Team Rifle Prone http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/gold_for_switzerland_in_50m_mixed_team_rifle_prone-486/ Team Switzerland was the best team in 50m Mixed Team Rifle Prone competition in Minsk today. Tue, 25 Jun 19 10:00:00 +0300 Heroes of June 24th http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/heroes_of_june_24th-485/ At the moment it looks like that Russian Pistol Shooting is on the top of the wave of success. Russian Federation team, Margarita Lomova and Artem Chernousov ruled the final event and won gold. They didn’t give any possibilities to the other teams. Latvian Team arose to silver and Georgia to the bronze. Mon, 24 Jun 19 10:00:00 +0300 Golden Artem and Zorana http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/golden_artem_and_zorana-483/ Russian Artem Chernousov look to live his best times now before Tokyo. He showed his skill with team mate Vitalina Batsarashina yesterday in 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team by winning gold. Today it was turn to climb up to the highest podium in awarding ceremony of the 10m Air Pistol Men Competition. Sun, 23 Jun 19 10:00:00 +0300 Galvez and Kostelecky are happy quota winners – Double victory for Italy in Trap Women http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/galvez_and_kostelecky_are_happy_quota_winners_____double_victory_for_italy_in_trap_women-484/ The second day of Trap competition woke up very different as mornings before. Sun, 23 Jun 19 10:00:00 +0300 Russian Federation took the first Gold medal in Shooting of the European Games in Minsk http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/russian_federation_took_the_first_gold_medal_in_shooting_of_the_european_games_in_minsk-481/ The II European Games get started into the real action on Saturday, 22nd June. The first final event was 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team Competition. Sat, 22 Jun 19 10:00:00 +0300 Russian Federation ruled also in 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team competition – result double victory http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/russian_federation_ruled_also_in_10m_air_rifle_mixed_team_competition_____result_double_victory-482/ The first real competition day was a real Russian day. Sat, 22 Jun 19 10:00:00 +0300 The II European Games will be opened today http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_ii_european_games_will_be_opened_today-480/ The organizers will wait 4000 athletes to the II European Games into Minsk, the Capital of Belarus. The athletes are coming from 50 countries and there will be 15 different sports, 23 disciplines. Shooting sport (pistol, rifle and shotgun) is one of the sports. The European Games will be opened on the 21st June and the closing ceremony will be on the 30th June. Fri, 21 Jun 19 10:00:00 +0300 The TV signal from Minsk will be distributed in 195 territories http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_tv_signal_from_minsk_will_be_distributed_in_195_territories-479/ The TV signal from the 2019 European Games in Minsk, Belarus, will be distributed in 195 territories of 5 continents. It has been announced by the European Olympic Committees (EOC). Fri, 14 Jun 19 10:00:00 +0300 German Michael Schleuter won the Standard Pistol 25m in Lapua European Cup In Aarhus Denmark http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/german_michael_schleuter_won_the_standard_pistol_25m_in_lapua_european_cup_in_aarhus_denmark-478/ The Lapua European Cup Pistol 25m finished yesterday in Aarhus, Denmark. Mon, 10 Jun 19 10:00:00 +0300 Estonian athletes succeeded well in the in The Lapua European Cup Denmark http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/estonian_athletes_succeeded_well_in_the_in_the_lapua_european_cup_denmark-477/ The second competition of the Lapua European Cup Pistol 25m will be organised on 7-9th June in Aarhus Denmark. Sat, 08 Jun 19 10:00:00 +0300 Europe is increasing the lead in Olympic Qualification http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/europe_is_increasing_the_lead_in_olympic_qualification-476/ At the last two ISSF World Cups in Changwon and Beijing the European athletes have obtained 17 Olympic quota places out of 25 on stake. It means that at the 2019 ISSF World Cups the European athletes have won 41 out of 72 quota places available. Fri, 07 Jun 19 10:00:00 +0300 Swiss power continued, familiar winners: Silvia Guidnard and Gilles Dufaux for gold in Rifle 300m prone and Switzerland best of the teams http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/swiss_power_continued__familiar_winners__silvia_guidnard_and_gilles_dufaux_for_gold_in_rifle_300m_prone_and_switzerland_best_of_the_teams-475/ The men's team competition of Rifle 300m prone was competed today during the evaluation. Sat, 18 May 19 00:00:00 +0300 Thursday was Swiss Day in Aarhus http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/thursday_was_swiss_day_in_aarhus-473/ Switzerland took revenge in Lapua European Cup Rifle 300m 3x40 team event – Silvia Guignard best in Rifle 300m 3x 40 Women. Fri, 17 May 19 10:00:00 +0300 Double victory for Swiss Rifle 300m 3x40 – Gilles Dufaux won, Geruter silver http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/double_victory_for_swiss_rifle_300m_3x40_____gilles_dufaux_won__geruter_silver-474/ The Swiss triumph continued also in the next event of Lapua European Cup when Gilles Dufaux and Sandro Geruter took the double victory in 3 position competition. Fri, 17 May 19 10:00:00 +0300 Slovenian Robert Markoja was the best at the Lapua European Cup in Standard Rifle (300m), Finland won the team competition http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/slovenian_robert_markoja_was_the_best_at_the_lapua_european_cup_in_standard_rifle__300m___finland_won_the_team_competition-472/ Rifle shooters started the Lapua European Cup Rifle 300m in Århus, Denmark. The athletes will compete during four days totally six competitions when also the eliminations will be counted together. Wed, 15 May 19 10:00:00 +0300 Italy, Hungary and Czech Republic are the most successful teams in Macolin – Suisse http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/italy__hungary_and_czech_republic_are_the_most_successful_teams_in_macolin_____suisse-471/ 12 teams from the West Region were registered for the 1st edition of SIUS European Youth League Championship. After the Qualification Round, earlier this year, 10 teams were eligible to take part in the Qualification in Switzerland. Sun, 12 May 19 10:00:00 +0300 2019 Lapua European Cup 25m Pistol started in Suhl http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/2019_lapua_european_cup_25m_pistol_started_in_suhl-470/ The Lapua European Cup 25m Pistol started in Suhl. The second competition of the Lapua Cup will be competed in Århus, Denmark, third – In Tallinn, Estonia. The fourth competition will be competed in Thun, Switzerland and the final in Châteauroux, France. There are 24 athletes form eight countries in Suhl. Thu, 02 May 19 10:00:00 +0300 European Youth League Championship – North Region Qualification http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/european_youth_league_championship_____north_region_qualification-469/ Young athletes from Lithuania, Poland and Sweden can now, thanks to excellent performance, prepare for the European Youth League Championship Final in Hungary in October. Wed, 01 May 19 10:00:00 +0300 Europe is leading the Olympic qualification http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/europe_is_leading_the_olympic_qualification-468/ Europe is leading the Olympic Qualification for 2020 Tokyo Games. Mon, 29 Apr 19 10:00:00 +0300 Germany rejoiced from the gold of 10m Air Pistol Women Teams http://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://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://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://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://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://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://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://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