Shooting at 2016 Summer Olympics Rio
Shooting at 2016 Summer Olympics Rio- Qualification,Position List,Competition Schedule,Live Stream,Shooters List,Events,Medals List
Shooting is the world famous games which include the act or process of firing rifles, shotguns or other weapons such as bows or crossbows. Anybody who is proficient in shooting is called a marksman. We at Ancient Olympic Games give you information about Shooting in related to Olympics Rio 2016.
The game of shooting has always been participated at every Summer Olympic Games since the origin of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics. But, there was an exception in the 1904 and 1928 Summer Olympics. The first batch of few Olympiads has seen a range of some varied shooting events with not much of standardization. Again, when shooting was re-introduced in the Summer Olympics of 1932, there were two events. From that time onwards, the number of events has shown a rapid increase in the number and until 2000 to 2004, the number has reached to the maximum of seventeen events.
Schedule for Shooting at Olympics Rio 2016
In the 2008 Shooting Olympic Games, the number of events dropped to fifteen. The events that are marked as "Men's” were in reality the open events prior to the insertion of separate women's events in that discipline. Women have shown their feats in the game by winning medals right from the very beginning. Two women won medals in the mixed events, Margaret Murdock, silver in 50 m Rifle Three positions in 1976 and Zhan Shan, gold in Skeet in 1992.
Shooting competitions at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing took place from August 9 to August 17, at the Beijing Shooting Range Hall and Beijing Shooting Range Clay Target Field. The rifle and pistol events were held at Shooting Range Hall and shotgun events took place in Shooting Range Clay Target Field.
The shooting competitions at the Summer Olympics will be held in London in 2012 from July 28 to August 5 at the Royal Artillery Barracks. It is supposed that fifteen events would be included with 390 athletes probably to take part.
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