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Olympic Champions ready for the ISSF Rifle&Pistol World Cup Final

ISSF World Cup Final Rifle / Pistol · Bangkok, THA

The 2012 ISSF Rifle & Pistol World Cup will kick-off on the 22nd of October, and will be hosted in Bangkok, Thailand.

Starting from the London Prepares World Cup in April, and then passing through Milan and Munich, this year’s ISSF World Cup Series comes to an end in Bangkok, a city that has already hosted several ISSF events in the past.

 

Only the best shooters of the world – 93 athletes from 34 courtiers - were invited to participate in the 2012 ISSF World Cup Final. The Olympic medallists of London 2012, the title defenders, and the best rifle and pistol shooters of the world selected through this year’s ISSF World Cup Series, will fight for the ISSF Cups.

 

The Final will be officially opened on the 23rd of October, and will run right up to Saturday the 27th staging all the 10 Rifle & Pistol Olympic events as well as the classic Champions’ Trophy.  

 

The first medal matches will be staged on the 24th, with the first three Cups to be assigned in the 50m Rifle Prone Men, the 25m Pistol Women and the 50m Pistol Men events.

 

Check out who qualified for the event at:

http://www.issf-sports.org/results/wcf_qualification/portraits_riflepistol.ashx

 

And follow the competition on www.issf-sports.org!

 

Marco Dalla Dea

 

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