Olympic Shooting

  • 1825 First Recorded Trap Shooting match was conducted in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1896 Shooting one of the nine events of first modern Olympic Games in Athens
  • 1897 First World Shooting Championships in Lyons, France
  • 1900 Pigeons were replaced with clay targets
  • 1920 21 shooting events
  • 1984 Olympic shooting first open for women to compete
  • 1904 Archery became open to women’s participation
  • 1907 the International Shooting Sport Federation created
  • 1915 Skeet shooting originated
  • 1958 First Female events at World Shooting Championships, Moscow USSR
  • 1976 Paralympic Shooting began, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 1979 IOC added three separate events for women
  • 1980 National Collegiate Athletic Association, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1985 USA Shooting, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 1988-92 13 events (7 men’s, 4 women’s, 2 mixed)
  • 1996 15 events (10 men’s, 5 women’s)
  • 2000-04 17 events (10 men’s, 7 women’s)
  • 2008-16 15 events (9 men’s, 6 women’s)
  • 2020 15 events (6 men’s, 6 women’s, 3 mixed)

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