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09.04.2013

“World Cup Changwon: excellent organization” Mr. Anderson said

ISSF World Cup Rifle / Pistol · Changwon, KOR

The ISSF Vice-President Gary Anderson and the ISSF Secretary General Franz Schreiber expressed positive comments on the first World Cup of the year, and on the introduction of the new ISSF rules, applied here in Changwon for the first time

“Excellent organization, great collaboration, positive feedbacks;” with these words the ISSF Vice-President Gary Anderson flagged the first 2013 ISSF Rifle and Pistol World Cup Stage, held from the 2 through the 10 of April in Changwon, Korea. Mr. Gary Anderson, in behalf of the ISSF President Olegario Vazquez Raña,  also awarded the ISSF Diploma of Honour to the local Organizing Committee.

 

Mr. Anderson’s words of appreciation pairs with the impressions of the ISSF Secretary General, Mr. Franz Schreiber. “As usual our friends in the Korean Shooting Federation and the city of Changwon once again prepared a beautiful World Cup and all participants could witness the great hospitality of the Korean people.” Mr. Schreiber said.  

 

“The Finals which were conducted for the first time in a major rifle and Pistol competitions turned out to be very exciting and interesting.”

 

The 2013 ISSF Rifle and Pistol World Cup in Changwon was officially closed today, after eight days of competitions.

 

300 athletes coming from 30 countries, for a total of 500 starts, participated the first of the four legs of this year’s ISSF World Cup Series in the 10 Olympic rifle and pistol events.

 

The ISSF World Cup Series will continue next week in Al Ain (UAE), where the next ISSF SHOTGUN World Cup Stage will take place.

 

The next RIFLE and PISTOL World Cup Stage is scheduled to take place in Fort Benning, Georgia, USA, starting from May 4.

 

Follow the next matches on www.issf-sports.org

Marco Dalla Dea