Shooting at the Olympics

Shooting has long been a part of the Olympic Games program. The shooting events on the program have changed over the years. In the interests of gender equality, three men's Olympic shooting events are set to be replaced by mixed team competitions for Tokyo 2020.

Current Olympic Shooting Events

Pistol class
10m air pistol (men and women)
25m rapid-fire pistol (men)
25m pistol (women)
50m pistol (men)

Rifle class
10m air rifle (men and women)
50m rifle prone (men)
50m rifle three positions (men and women)

Shotgun class
Trap (men and women)
Double trap (men)
Skeet (men and women)

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