World ranking 2021-2024

ISSF RANKING SYSTEM
(in force as of 1 January 2021)
 

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1.The World Ranking (WR):

a)  The WR determines the ranking of the athletes according to their achievements in the ISSF Championships during a calendar year starting from January 1;

b)  The WR events are:

  • 10m Air Rifle Men
  • 10m Air Rifle Women

  • 10m Air Pistol Men

  • 10m Air Pistol Women

  • 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men

  • 25m Pistol Women

  • 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men

  • 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women

  • Trap Men

  • Trap Women

  • Skeet Men

  • Skeet Women

c) The WR is valid for:

  • the qualification for the Final Tournament of Year (e.g. President’s Trophy);

  • the selection of candidates for the Golden Target - award for the best athletes of the

    season;

d) The WR starts from zero on 1 January of each calendar year.

 

2. The Qualification Ranking for the Olympic Games (QROG)

 a)  The QROG determines the ranking of the athletes according to their achievements in the ISSF Qualifying competitions for the Olympic Games during the whole Olympic Qualification period;

b)  The QROG events are:

individual events included in the program of the respective Olympic Games;

c)  The QROG is valid for:

- receiving direct Quota Place/Places to the Olympic Games in accordance with the Qualification system approved by the IOC Executive Committee;

-  eligibility for the Invitation Places allocated by the Tripartite Commission;

-  eligibility for the not used Quota Places reallocated according to the Qualification system approved by the IOC Executive Committee;

d)  The points earned at a Qualifying competition are valid through the whole Qualification period;

e)  Only athletes who obtained points within the respective QROG are eligible to take part in the Olympic Games.

 

3. ISSF Championships where the Ranking points can be earned:

a) World Ranking:

  • Olympic Games;

  • World Championships;

  • World Cups;

  • Grand Prix (if scheduled before the final tournament of the year);

  • Continental Championships/Continental Games (if scheduled before the Final Tournament of the Year)

b) Qualification Ranking for the Olympic Games:

  • World Championships;

  • World Cups;

  • Grand Prix;

  • Continental Championships/Continental Games

 

4. Points system

  • Based on the level of the ISSF Championship;
  • Reflects the achieved result;
  • Depends on the number of participants

 

Note: This Ranking system shall not affect the qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games according to the World Ranking as approved by the IOC in 2017 and reconfirmed in 2020.