2nd European Games " SHOOTING"
Session Competition Schedule:
Shooting Rifle & Pistol
09:00-11:15 Women's 25m Pistol - Qualifications
10:00-10:50 Mixed Team 50m Rifle Prone Qualifications
12:00-12:30 Mixed Team 50m Rifle Prone Finals
12:40-12:55 Mixed Team 50m Rifle Prone Medal Ceremony
12:15-14:45 Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Qualifications
Rifle & Pistol Shooting is a competitive sport involving proficiency tests of accuracy in shooting using different types of weapons such as air, small-caliber or large-caliber rifles and pistols. The disciplines are pistol, rifle and running target.
At the 2nd European Games MINSK 2019, 13 sets of medals will be contested by 208 athletes in Rifle & Pistol Shooting.
Belarus has also earned an Olympic gold. Sergey Martynov ascended to the top of the podium at 2012 London Olympics after winning bronze medals at 2000 and 2004 Olympics. Martynov also holds three world titles. He won his first gold medal in 1990 as a part of the USSR team. He also scored the absolute world record in 50m rifle prone (600 points) six times (1997, 1998, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2012).