Shooting is a sport that tests accuracy and concentration when using fire or air compressed guns.
This discipline is divided into air rifle events and 3x40 rifle events, for both men’s and women’s.
Athletes compete in three positions: ulna, knee and standing, using 22LR caliber bullets. Competitors shoot at a ten-ring target from 10 and 50 meters away.
This discipline is divided at Olympic level in: air pistol for men and women; rapid fire pistol only for men; and sport pistol only for women.
Competitors shoot at a ten-ring target from 10 and 50 meters away.
This discipline is divided into skeet and trap. In skeet, athletes shoot at targets thrown into the air from two lateral stations that intersect in front of the shooter.
In trap, athletes shoot at targets launched from a machine located in front of the shooter. The eight best precision shooters, along with the six-best shotgun, sport pistol and rapid fire pistol athletes enter the final stage and are eliminated shot by shot.