Osijek is ready for the European Championship 10m

11 March 2019 — Views: 488

Osijek is ready for the European Championship 10m

The former European championships (25m, 50m, 300m) were organized in Osijek last time in 2013. The 2017 World Shooting Para Sport World Cup was held in Osijek too and during this year it returns to Osijek again. So, we can say that Osijek loves shooting sport.

The 10m championship will be competed in the GRADSKI VRT Sport hall, nearby the centre of City Osijek. The 2019 European Championship 10m (air rifle, air pistol and running target) will be organized on 16th -25th March in Osijek Croatia. The Opening Ceremony will be on next Sunday 17th March and the last competition day is Sunday 24th March.

There will be 582 athletes from 46 countries. The biggest teams have Russian Federation, who has 36 athletes in the team. Team Hungary will consist of 32 athletes and Germany will send 27 athletes.

The most popular event will be Air Rifle Women Competition, there are 85 participants from 37 countries. 77 athletes from 38 countries will compete from the European Championship title in Air Pistol Men Competition. There will be 42 teams from 26 countries in the Air Rifle Mixed, 41 teams from 29 countries in the Air Pistol Mixed, 28 teams from 17 countries in the Air Rifle Mixed Juniors, and 33 teams from 22 counties in the Air Pistol Mixed Juniors.

The live TV broadcasting on March 23rd-24th, 2019 will include the Finals in 6 Olympic events: 10m Air Rifle Men, 10m Air Pistol Men, 10m Air Rifle Women, 10m Air Pistol Women, 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team, and 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team, as well as the medal matches in Men and Women Team events.

Risto Aarrekivi

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