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15.10.2013

2014 ISSF Shotgun World Cup Stage in Rio has been cancelled

The Shotgun World Cup Stage should have taken place on the layouts of the 2016 Olympic Shooting Range of Rio, which is being renovated in these days.

The 2014 ISSF Shotgun World Cup Stage in Rio De Janeiro (BRA), scheduled to be held from the 26th of April through the 7th of May 2014, has been cancelled.

The Shotgun World Cup Stage should have taken place on the layouts of the 2016 Olympic Shooting Range of Rio, which is being renovated.

The Organizing Committee – the Confederacao Brasileira de Tiro Esportivo – communicated to the ISSF its intention to cancel the organization of the event, in consideration of the undergoing earthwork constructions and renovations.

Considering the exceptionality of the situation, the timing and the organizational challenges, the 2014 ISSF World Cup Stage in Rio De Janeiro is not planned to be replaced.

Marco Dalla Dea