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10.09.2017

Closing Ceremony

2017 ISSF World Championship Shotgun closed in Moscow: medals and records

ISSF World Championship Shotgun · Moscow, RUS

640 athletes from 76 countries competed in 22 events at the Fox Lodge, since the 30th of August. Italy finished atop of the medals standing. Team USA set two new world record. Team Russian Federation closed the event with a last-day victory on their home turf.

The 2017 ISSF World Championship Shotgun in Moscow Region, Russia, came to end today, September 10th. 

 

The championship saw some 640 athletes coming from 76 countries competing in 22 medal events, including separate junior events and the new Trap Mixed Team event recently approved by the ISSF and the IOC for inclusion in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. 


Today’s Skeet Mixed Team final won by the Russian Federation’s team concluded the action here at the Fox Lodge shooting range, where the event was held from the 30th of August until today. 

 

Team Italy finished atop of the overall medal standings, with an impressive total number of 17 medals out of 22 events, including 4 individual gold and 5 team gold medals. USA followed in second, with 12 medals, including 2 individual and 3 team gold, while the host country - the Russian Federation - claimed 8 medals: 1 gold and 2 silver in individual events; 1 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze in team events. 

 

Team USA finished in the spotlights also for their record-breaking results. The women’s Skeet team (Kimberly Rhode, Dania Jo Vizzi and Caitlin Connor) set a new world record of 216 hits, one target more than the previous record. The US junior women’s Skeet team also broke their category’s world record - 206 hits - rising the limit up to 211 hits thanks to the combined efforts of Katharina Monika Jacob, Austen Jewell Smith and Samantha Simonton, who all finished on the individual event podium as well. Jacob also set a new world record in the individual event, scoring 48 targets to win the final. 

 

Speaking at the closing ceremony, the ISSF Technical Delegate, Mr. Petros Kyritsis, said: 

 

“On behalf of the ISSF I would like to congratulate the winners and the participants of this world championships. We hope to see you all at the next ISSF World Championship in all events that will take place in Changwon, Korea, in 2018. We also thank all the members of the organizing committee, the Russian Shooting Union and its President, Mr. Vladimir Lisin, for this excellent competition. Spatziba!”

 

The ISSF Vice-President and President of the Russian Shooting Union, Mr. Vladimir Lisin, said: 

 

“I would like to congratulate the athletes for their great results, and the organizing committee’s members for their hard work. I would like to thank the spectators for cheering up for our participants, and the TV production for giving us such a spectacular and accurate coverage, and of course all the volunteers, the officiating team and the jury members. Thank you all!”

 

The 2017 ISSF season will now continue with ISSF World Cup Final in Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun events, to be held in New Delhi, India, from the 23rd through the 30th of October. The best shooters of the world, selected through this year’s ISSF World Cup series, will meet there the World Championship medalists and the title defenders, aiming at the crystal globes, the ISSF World Cup trophies. 


Final medal standings, after 22 out of 22 events

Rank Nation Individual Team Total
Gold Silver Bronze Gold Silver Bronze Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 ITA 4 2 1 5 3 2 9 5 3 17
2 USA 2 1 1 3 1 4 5 2 5 12
3 RUS 1 2 1 2 2 2 4 2 8
4 AUS 1 1 2 2 1 1 4
5 IND 2 1 1 2 3
6 GBR 1 1 1 1 2
7 DEN 1 1 1
7 FRA 1 1 1
9 CZE 1 2 1 2 2 4
10 CHN 2 1 1 1 3 4
11 ESP 1 1 1 1 2
11 GER 1 1 1 1 2
13 FIN 1 1 1
13 TUR 1 1 1
15 CYP 3 3 3
16 SVK 1 1 1
10 10 10 12 12 12 22 22 22 66
Records, after 22 out of 22 events

WORLD RECORDS

Event

Phase

Old / New

Name

Nat

Date

Skeet Women

Team

215 / 216

RHODE Kimberly

VIZZI Dania Jo

CONNOR Caitlin

USA

8 SEP 2017

 

WORLD RECORDS JUNIOR

Event

Phase

Old / New

Name

Nat

Date

Skeet Women Junior

Final

47 / 48

JACOB Katharina Monika

USA

8 SEP 2017

Skeet Women Junior

Team

206 / 211

SIMONTON Samantha,

JACOB Katharina Monika,

SMITH Austen Jewell

USA

8 SEP 2017


Medalists by Event

Event Date Medal Name Nation
Trap Men 3 SEP 2017 Gold RESCA Daniele ITA
Silver LING Edward GBR
Bronze LIPTAK Jiri CZE
Double Trap Men 5 SEP 2017 Gold FOKEEV Vitaly RUS
Silver MITTAL Ankur IND
Bronze HU Binyuan CHN
Skeet Men 9 SEP 2017 Gold ROSSETTI Gabriele ITA
Silver HAAGA Vincent GER
Bronze ACHILLEOS Georgios CYP
Trap Women 2 SEP 2017 Gold ROSSI Jessica ITA
Silver SKINNER Catherine AUS
Bronze REHAK STEFECEKOVA Zuzana SVK
Skeet Women 8 SEP 2017 Gold VIZZI Dania Jo USA
Silver SHAKIROVA Albina RUS
Bronze ELEFTHERIOU Andri CYP
Trap Men Junior 3 SEP 2017 Gold BOURGUE Clement Francis Andre FRA
Silver MARONGIU Matteo ITA
Bronze WALLACE Jack AUS
Double Trap Men Junior 5 SEP 2017 Gold DEDMAN James GBR
Silver RIZVI Ahvar IND
Bronze QI Ying CHN
Skeet Men Junior 9 SEP 2017 Gold PETERSEN Emil Kjelgaard DEN
Silver SDRUCCIOLI Elia ITA
Bronze VASILIOU Nicolas CYP
Trap Women Junior 2 SEP 2017 Gold PALMITESSA Maria Lucia ITA
Silver SAVELEVA Iuliia RUS
Bronze GHILARDUCCI Diana ITA
Skeet Women Junior 8 SEP 2017 Gold JACOB Katharina Monika USA
Silver SMITH Austen Jewell USA
Bronze SIMONTON Samantha USA

Medalists by Event - Team

Event Date Medal Name Nation
Trap Men Team 3 SEP 2017 Gold Italy ITA
Silver Czech Republic CZE
Bronze Spain ESP
Double Trap Men Team 5 SEP 2017 Gold Italy ITA
Silver People's Republic of China CHN
Bronze Russian Federation RUS
Skeet Men Team 9 SEP 2017 Gold Italy ITA
Silver Russian Federation RUS
Bronze Czech Republic CZE
Trap Women Team 2 SEP 2017 Gold United States of America USA
Silver Finland FIN
Bronze Italy ITA
Skeet Women Team 8 SEP 2017 Gold United States of America USA
Silver Italy ITA
Bronze Russian Federation RUS
Trap Mixed Team 4 SEP 2017 Gold Australia 2 AUS
Silver Spain 1 ESP
Bronze United States of America 1 USA
Skeet Mixed Team 10 SEP 2017 Gold Russian Federation 1 RUS
Silver United States of America 2 USA
Bronze Italy 2 ITA
Trap Men Junior Team 3 SEP 2017 Gold Australia AUS
Silver Italy ITA
Bronze United States of America USA
Double Trap Men Junior Team 5 SEP 2017 Gold India IND
Silver Italy ITA
Bronze People's Republic of China CHN
Skeet Men Junior Team 9 SEP 2017 Gold Italy ITA
Silver Turkey TUR
Bronze United States of America USA
Trap Women Junior Team 2 SEP 2017 Gold Italy ITA
Silver Russian Federation RUS
Bronze United States of America USA
Skeet Women Junior Team 8 SEP 2017 Gold United States of America USA
Silver Czech Republic CZE
Bronze Germany GER

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