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 Tue, 12 Oct 21 00:00:00 +0300 en-en Updated requirements for entering Cyprus http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/updated_requirements_for_entering_cyprus-714/ The Government of Cyprus issued new requirements for entering the country valid as of October 14th, 2021. Tue, 12 Oct 21 00:00:00 +0300 ESC Air Cup Super Final powered by Walther and Capapie was a great success http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/esc_air_cup_super_final_powered_by_walther_and_capapie_was_a_great_success-711/ The first ESC Air Cup SuperFinal powered by Walther and Capapie were competed during the last weekend (9-10.10.) on the internet. The Air Cup powered by Walther and Capapie has been a successful story. Mon, 11 Oct 21 10:00:00 +0300 Pernille Nor-Voll and Stanislav Silaev for gold in the last day of ESC Air Cup http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/pernille_nor_voll_and_stanislav_silaev_for_gold_in_the_last_day_of_esc_air_cup-712/ The ESC Air Cup SuperFinals powered by Walther and Capaie continued on Sunday with Air Rifle Women And Air Pistol Men finals. Sunday´s finals were as exciting as on Saturday. Mon, 11 Oct 21 10:00:00 +0300 Norwegian Kisen MSL and German Pfeil from Voehringen were the most successful clubs in ESC Air Cup http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/norwegian_kisen_msl_and_german_pfeil_from_voehringen_were_the_most_successful_clubs_in_esc_air_cup-713/ We can honestly say that the ESC Air Cup powered by Walther and Capapie was a success story. Mon, 11 Oct 21 10:00:00 +0300 Opening of the new National Training Centre in Wiesbaden http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/opening_of_the_new_national_training_centre_in_wiesbaden-710/ The new National Olympic and Paralympic training centre of the German Shooting Sport and Archery Federation (DSB) has been officially opened in Wiesbaden where the headquarters of the DSB is situated. Sat, 09 Oct 21 10:00:00 +0300 Rifle coach in Danish Shooting Union http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/rifle_coach_in_danish_shooting_union-709/ Danish Shooting Union is looking for a National Rifle coach. Tue, 05 Oct 21 10:00:00 +0300 Tight in 300m Rifle Prone Women – three athletes finished with the same result http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/tight_in_300m_rifle_prone_women_____three_athletes_finished_with_the_same_result-708/ The 2021 Lapua European Cup Finals finished today with the 300m Prone Women and Men competitions. Today athletes competed in so called Super Final too. Sun, 26 Sep 21 10:00:00 +0300 Swedish Elin Åhlin took superior victory – Polish Tomasz Bartnik continued his Golden road http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/swedish_elin___hlin_took_superior_victory_____polish_tomasz_bartnik_continued_his_golden_road-707/ The 300m Rifle Lapua European Cup Finals continued in Winterthur, Switzerland. Sat, 25 Sep 21 10:00:00 +0300 Polish Tomasz Bartnik equaled the European record in 300m Standard Rifle in the Lapua Cup Final http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/polish_tomasz_bartnik_equaled_the_european_record_in_300m_standard_rifle_in_the_lapua_cup_final-706/ The 300m standard rifle 3 x20 started the weekend of the Rifle 300m Lapua European Cup Finals in Winterthur, Switzerland. Fri, 24 Sep 21 10:00:00 +0300 Lauris Strautmanis (LAT) won the 2021 Standard Pistol Final in 2021 Lapua European Cup http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/lauris_strautmanis__lat__won_the_2021_standard_pistol_final_in_2021_lapua_european_cup-705/ The last competition of the 2021 Lapua European Cup finished with the victory of Latvian Strautmanis. He turned his Silvers into Gold. Sun, 19 Sep 21 10:00:00 +0300 Double victory for Latvia – Ernets Erbs won the 2020 Lapua European Cup of Standard Pistol http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/double_victory_for_latvia_____ernets_erbs_won_the_2020_lapua_european_cup_of_standard_pistol-703/ Latvia took double victory when Latvian Ernest Erbs (573) won the 2020 Lapua European Cup in Standard Pistol. Silver shot his team mate Lauris Strautmanis (571) and the Bronze medal took Estonian Peeter Olesk (568). Sat, 18 Sep 21 10:00:00 +0300 Peeter Olesk won again the Center Fire Pistol http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/peeter_olesk_won_again_the_center_fire_pistol-704/ The second competition of Saturday was the 25m Center Fire Pistol Final of the 2021 Lapua European Cup. Until this competition the athletes competed the 2020 Finals while Covid -19 postponed the Finals with one year. Sat, 18 Sep 21 10:00:00 +0300 Estonian Peeter Olesk won the 2020 Lapua Cup in Center Fire Pistol http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/estonian_peeter_olesk_won_the_2020_lapua_cup_in_center_fire_pistol-702/ The Lapua European Cup Finals started in Châteauroux, France. Fri, 17 Sep 21 10:00:00 +0300 Dates of 2022 European Championships are now confirmed http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/dates_of_2022_european_championships_are_now_confirmed-701/ The ESC Presidium has confirmed dates of 2022 European Championships. Mon, 06 Sep 21 10:00:00 +0300 The 2021 European Championship Running Target has been cancelled http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_2021_european_championship_running_target_has_been_cancelled-700/ The 2021 European Championship Running Target has been cancelled Fri, 27 Aug 21 10:00:00 +0300 Polish Andrej Burda broke his record and won Gold http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/polish_andrej_burda_broke_his_record_and_won_gold-697/ The last competition day woke up calm and cloudy. The Danish flag did not at all fly, it was only hanging down. Perfect day for shooting sport at shooting range! The last competition for men was 300m Prone 60 shots. Sun, 22 Aug 21 10:00:00 +0300 Latvians finished the 25m Pistol Lapua European Cup with Gold http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/latvians_finished_the_25m_pistol_lapua_european_cup_with_gold-698/ Sunday was the day of Latvian athletes in Laško Slovenia. The Latvian athletes took double victory in 25m Standard Pistol Men competition and Gold also in team competition. Sun, 22 Aug 21 10:00:00 +0300 Silvia Guignard ruled the 300m Rifle in Århus http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/silvia_guignard_ruled_the_300m_rifle_in___rhus-699/ It looks so, that there is not any athlete, who can beat Swiss Silvia Guignard in 300m Rifle shooting. Of course, she needs luck, but it is mostly skill. Sun, 22 Aug 21 10:00:00 +0300 It was Swiss Day in Lapua European Cup http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/it_was_swiss_day_in_lapua_european_cup-696/ Sylvia Guignard was the best in 300m Rifle 3 Positions Women, and Adrian Schaub - in 25m Center Fire Pistol. Sat, 21 Aug 21 10:00:00 +0300 Swedish Karl Olsson ruled the 300m Rifle 3 x40 Men, Switzerland won again the Team competition http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/swedish_karl_olsson_ruled_the_300m_rifle_3_x40_men__switzerland_won_again_the_team_competition-695/ Lapua European Cup 300 Rifle continued in Aarhus on Friday. Fri, 20 Aug 21 10:00:00 +0300 Victory for Finnish Juho Kurki and the Swiss Team in 300m Standard Rifle at Aarhus Denmark http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/victory_for_finnish_juho_kurki_and_the_swiss_team_in_300m_standard_rifle_at_aarhus_denmark-694/ The last Qualification round of the Lapua European Cup 300m Rifle before the final started in Aarhus Denmark with the 300m Standard Rifle 3x20. Thu, 19 Aug 21 10:00:00 +0300 Jean Quiquampoix wins Gold for France in the last day of shooting competitions in Tokyo http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/jean_quiquampoix_wins_gold_for_france_in_the_last_day_of_shooting_competitions_in_tokyo-693/ There were two events in the last Day 10 in Tokyo 2020. Mon, 02 Aug 21 10:00:00 +0300 Swiss Adrian Schaub and Jason Solari started with a double victory in 25m Pistol Lapua European Cup in Suhl http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/swiss_adrian_schaub_and_jason_solari_started_with_a_double_victory_in_25m_pistol_lapua_european_cup_in_suhl-692/ The third qualification round of the 25m Pistol Lapua European Cup was competed during this weekend in Suhl Germany. This competition was the biggest Lapua Cup competition so far. There were 28 participants from seven (7) countries and Germany returned after two years pause into the Lapua Cup. Sun, 01 Aug 21 10:00:00 +0300 European shooters take five out of six medals including two Golds on Day 8 of the Olympics http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/european_shooters_take_five_out_of_six_medals_including_two_golds_on_day_8_of_the_olympics-691/ Medals were distributed today in 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women and - for the very first time - in the Trap Mixed Team events. Sat, 31 Jul 21 10:00:00 +0300 Batsarashkina increases the European Gold medals to four http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/batsarashkina_increases_the_european_gold_medals_to_four-690/ Following her own success in 10m Air Pistol Women as well as victories of Zuzana Rehák-Štefečeková in Trap Women and Jiří Lipták in Trap Men, Vitalina Batsarashkina from ROC won her second and forth for the European athletes Gold medal at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Fri, 30 Jul 21 10:00:00 +0300 Great Day for European Trap shooters http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/great_day_for_european_trap_shooters-689/ Today medals were distributed in Trap Women and Trap Men events. Thu, 29 Jul 21 10:00:00 +0300 Three medals for European athletes in the inaugural Olympic Shooting events on Day 4 http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/three_medals_for_european_athletes_in_the_inaugural_olympic_shooting_events_on_day_4-688/ The very first Olympic medals were distributed today in the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team and 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team events. Tue, 27 Jul 21 10:00:00 +0300 Two Silvers for Europe on Day 3 in Tokyo http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/two_silvers_for_europe_on_day_3_in_tokyo-687/ On the third day of Olympic Shooting athletes competed in Skeet Women and Skeet Men events. Mon, 26 Jul 21 10:00:00 +0300 European athletes take 2 Olympic medals on Day 2 http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/european_athletes_take_2_olympic_medals_on_day_2-686/ On the second day of the Tokyo 2020 Games Vitalina Batsarashkina from the ROC won Gold in 10m Air Pistol Women. Antoaneta Kostadinova from Bulgaria came second, Bronze was won by Ranxin Jiang from the People’s Republic of China. Sun, 25 Jul 21 10:00:00 +0300 Three Olympic medals for European shooters on Day 1 http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/three_olympic_medals_for_european_shooters_on_day_1-685/ The European athletes have won three medals on Day 1 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Sat, 24 Jul 21 10:00:00 +0300 Ruslan Lunev best again in 25m Pistol Lapua European Cup in Estonia http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/ruslan_lunev_best_again_in_25m_pistol_lapua_european_cup_in_estonia-684/ The weather has been even tropical during the 25m Pistol Lapua European Cup in Männiku Shooting Centre in Estonia. The last competition 25m Standard Pistol was a high level competition like it was yesterday. Sun, 11 Jul 21 10:00:00 +0300 Estonian 25m Pistol Lapua European Cup started – Ruslan Lunev superior in Centre Fire Pistol http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/estonian_25m_pistol_lapua_european_cup_started_____ruslan_lunev_superior_in_centre_fire_pistol-683/ The Estonian 25m Pistol Lapua European Cup started with 25m Centre Fire Pistol competition in Männiku Shooting Centre. Azerbaijan Ruslan Lunev was superior and won the whole competition with result 588 (293+295). Sat, 10 Jul 21 10:00:00 +0300 The new Technical Committee will be elected in Baku in October http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_new_technical_committee_will_be_elected_in_baku_in_october-682/ The period of the ESC Technical Committee will finish in October 2021 after General Assembly, when the new members will be elected in Baku. The current Committee had the last meeting on Tuesday (6th July). Wed, 07 Jul 21 10:00:00 +0300 Gilles Dufaux full scores – 600 – best result in 300m Rifle Lapua European Cup Zagreb http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/gilles_dufaux_full_scores_____600_____best_result_in_300m_rifle_lapua_european_cup_zagreb-681/ Croatia has been on focus during few weeks in Shooting Sport, while there were organized huge 10m, 25m, 50m, 300m and shotgun European Championship. They were organized in Osijek. Now it was turn of Zagreb to start the300m Rifle Lapua European Cup at Streljana Vrapcanski Potok. Sun, 20 Jun 21 10:00:00 +0300 25m Pistol Lapua European Cup started http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/25m_pistol_lapua_european_cup_started-680/ Adrian Schaub from Switzerland ruled the first 25m Pistol Lapua European Cup in Århus. Mon, 14 Jun 21 10:00:00 +0300 New ESC Athletes Committee is nearly completed http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/new_esc_athletes_committee_is_nearly_completed-679/ The new ESC Athletes Committee is nearly completed. Sat, 12 Jun 21 10:00:00 +0300 The 300m Lapua European Cup Eskilstuna 2021 is canceled http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/the_300m_lapua_european_cup_eskilstuna_2021_is_canceled-678/ The 300m Lapua European Cup Eskilstuna 2021 has to be canceled due to the conditions etc. of Covid 19. Fri, 11 Jun 21 10:00:00 +0300 300m 3 Position Rifle Mixed Team full of excitement http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/300m_3_position_rifle_mixed_team_full_of_excitement-673/ The 15th and last competition day. Sat, 05 Jun 21 10:00:00 +0300 France was the best in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Team http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/france_was_the_best_in_25m_rapid_fire_pistol_team-674/ In the Medal Matches of the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Team competition it was seen two exciting matches. Sat, 05 Jun 21 10:00:00 +0300 Croatian Anton Glasnovic conquered the Double Trap Open http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/croatian_anton_glasnovic_conquered_the_double_trap_open-675/ Anton Glasnovic, older brother of the Glasnovic brothers, was the best in Double Trap Open. Sat, 05 Jun 21 10:00:00 +0300 Estonian Peeter Olesk won the last Gold medal of the Championship http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/estonian_peeter_olesk_won_the_last_gold_medal_of_the_championship-676/ Peeter Olesk won the last possible Gold medal in Osijek. The last competition was 25m Center Fire Pistol Open. Sat, 05 Jun 21 10:00:00 +0300 Germot Rumpler again http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/germot_rumpler_again-677/ Germot Rumpler finished his European championships today with Gold medal. Sat, 05 Jun 21 10:00:00 +0300 Switzerland surprised Austria and won the European Championship in 300m 3 Positions Rifle Team Men http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/switzerland_surprised_austria_and_won_the_european_championship_in_300m_3_positions_rifle_team_men-670/ On beginning of Friday afternoon the European Championship offered two interesting Medal Matches. I mean the 300m 3 Positions Rifle Team Men, Gold match and Bronze match. Fri, 04 Jun 21 10:00:00 +0300 French Jean Quiquampoix ruled the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/french_jean_quiquampoix_ruled_the_25m_rapid_fire_pistol_men-671/ French Jean Quiquampoix was the master in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men. Fri, 04 Jun 21 10:00:00 +0300 Slovakia and Russian Federation celebrated the Trap Team Championships http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/slovakia_and_russian_federation_celebrated_the_trap_team_championships-672/ If the Italians celebrated on Thursday the Championships, today (Friday) unfortunately it wasn’t their day in Trap Team. Fri, 04 Jun 21 10:00:00 +0300 Team German celebrated the 25m Pistol Team Women http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/team_german_celebrated_the_25m_pistol_team_women-667/ It was German’s day in 25m Pistol Team Women Final. Thu, 03 Jun 21 10:00:00 +0300 Familiar names on top of the podium http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/familiar_names_on_top_of_the_podium-668/ The 2021 European Championship in Osijek continued today. Thu, 03 Jun 21 10:00:00 +0300 Italian night/evening in Trap Mixed Teams http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/italian_night_evening_in_trap_mixed_teams-669/ Thursday 3rd June was the 13th Competition day in Osijek European Championships. Some people say that number 13 is unlucky number, but it was not for the Italian trap shooters. They won the both Trap Mixed Team and Mixed Team Junior – Gold and European Championship. Thu, 03 Jun 21 10:00:00 +0300 Germont Rumpler and perfect hits http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/germont_rumpler_and_perfect_hits-664/ Wednesday started with a nice calm sunshine. Not too bright, perfect weather for shooting sport. Wed, 02 Jun 21 10:00:00 +0300 Ukrainian team ruled in the 25m Rapid Fire Mixed Team http://esc-shooting.org/news/read/ukrainian_team_ruled_in_the_25m_rapid_fire_mixed_team-665/ The 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Mixed Team finally was duel between two Ukrainian teams in the Gold match. Wed, 02 Jun 21 10:00:00 +0300