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European Shooting Championship: 21 Olympic quotas awarded in Maribor

European Championship 25, 50, 300m, Shotgun · Maribor, SLO

European shooters met in Maribor, Slovenia, from the 18th of July thorugh the 1st of August to secure the continental titles and the 21 Rio 2016 Olympic Quota places up for grabs.

The 365-days to Rio milestone is getting closer, and the process of allocation of the Olympic quota places for the fifteen Shooting sport events continues.

The latest competition that assigned Olympic qualification slots has been the European Shooting Championship in 25m, 50m, 300m and Shotgun events, just held in Maribor, Slovenia, from July 18th to August 1st.

The championship awarded Quota places for Rio 2016 in ten different Olympic events, excluding the Double Trap Men and the 10m Air Pistol and Air Rifle events.

The Russian Federation, Germany, Hungary and Ukraine were the four countries that got the most out of the competition for the quotas, gaining two each. Italy, Slovakia, Serbia, France, Greece, Spain and Slovenia collected one Olympic quota each, along with European Championship medals.

Six more nations joined the Rio 2016 club in spite of not winning any medal: Austria, Czech Republic, Georgia, Poland, San Marino and Great Britain.

 

Olympic quotas by event

 

Event

Name

Country

50m Rifle 3 Positions Women

Jennifer McIntosh

GBR

Agnieszka Nagay

POL

Lucie Svecova

CZE

50m Rifle Prone Men

Sergei Kovalenko

RUS

Norbert Szabian

HUN

Skeet Men

Efthimios Mitas

GRE

Eric Delaunay

FRA

Mikola Milchev

UKR

25m Pistol Women

Zsofia Csonka

HUN

Nino Salukvadze

GEO

50m Rifle 3 Positions Men

Milenko Sebic

SRB

Michael Janker

GER

Gernot Rumpler

AUT

Skeet Women

Christine Wenzel

GER

50m Pistol Men

Francesco Bruno

ITA

Sergey Chervyakovskiy

RUS

Trap Women

Zuzana Rehak Stefecekova

SVK

25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men

Roman Bondaruk

UKR

Trap Men

Alberto Fernandez

ESP

Bostjan Macek

SLO

Stefano Selva

SMR

 

The Russian Federation also led the overall medal standings of the championship, pocketing an impressive total of 44 medals (18 Gold, 11 Silver, 15 Bronze), including team and individual medals.

 

Germany followed in second place, with 24 awards (11 Gold, 9 Silver, 4 Bronze), while France ended up in third with 23 medals (10 Gold, 7 Silver, 6 Bronze), leaving Italy in fourth with 17 podiums (8 Gold, 5 Silver, 4 Bronze).

 

Medal Standings

Rank

NAT

Individual

Team

Total

G

S

B

G

S

B

G

S

B

T

1

RUS

9

6

9

9

5

6

18

11

15

44

2

GER

6

3

3

5

6

1

11

9

4

24

3

FRA

5

3

3

5

4

3

10

7

6

23

4

ITA

5

4

1

3

1

3

8

5

4

17

5

CZE

2

3

2

2

1

1

4

4

3

11

6

SVK

2

1

 

2

1

1

4

2

1

7

7

FIN

2

1

1

 

1

 

2

2

1

5

8

SRB

1

 

 

1

1

 

2

1

 

3

9

HUN

2

 

2

 

 

2

2

 

4

6

10

NOR

 

1

 

1

3

2

1

4

2

7

11

SUI

 

2

2

1

1

3

1

3

5

9

11

UKR

 

2

3

1

1

2

1

3

5

9

13

GBR

 

2

 

1

1

2

1

3

2

6

14

AUT

 

1

1

1

1

2

1

2

3

6

15

TUR

 

 

 

1

2

 

1

2

 

3

16

POL

 

 

1

1

1

1

1

1

2

4

17

POR

1

1

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

2

18

BUL

1

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

1

2

19

ROU

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

1

20

SWE

 

2

 

 

1

1

 

3

1

4

21

BLR

 

1

1

 

1

 

 

2

1

3

22

CRO

 

1

 

 

1

 

 

2

 

2

23

CYP

 

 

2

 

1

 

 

1

2

3

23

ESP

 

1

1

 

 

1

 

1

2

3

23

SLO

 

1

2

 

 

 

 

1

2

3

26

GRE

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

1

27

DEN

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

2

2

27

EST

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

2

2

29

IRL

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

Total

37

37

37

34

34

34

71

71

71

213

The next continental Olympic qualification event for European shooter will be the next 10m Shooting Championship, to be held Gyoer, Hungary, in February 2016. There, twelve more quotas will be awarded evenly in the four 10m Air Pistol and Air Rifle events.

WORLD RECORDS

Event

Phase

Old / New

Name

Nat

Date

300m Standard Rifle Men

Team

1745 / 1751

SAUVEPLANE Valerian,

HENRY Josselin,

GRAFF Cyril

FRA

31 JUL 2015

50m Rifle Prone Men

Elim

632.3 / 633.0

KAMENSKIY Sergey

RUS

21 JUL 2015

25m Center Fire Pistol Men

Comp

594 / 595

REITZ Christian

GER

31 JUL 2015

300m Rifle 3 Positions Women

Team

1717 / 1720

MUELLER Lisa,

PLENGEMEYER Inken,

GEORG Sandra

GER

29 JUL 2015


EQUALED WORLD RECORDS

Event

Phase

Old / New

Name

Nat

Date

300m Rifle Prone Men

Elim

600 / 600

RASER Stefan

AUT

27 JUL 2015


WORLD RECORDS JUNIOR

Event

Phase

Old / New

Name

Nat

Date

25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men Junior

Qual

588 / 589

QUIQUAMPOIX Jean

FRA

26 JUL 2015


EQUALED WORLD RECORDS JUNIOR

Event

Phase

Old / New

Name

Nat

Date

Skeet Men Junior

Qual

124 / 124

ROSSETTI Gabriele

ITA

22 JUL 2015

25m Pistol Women Junior

Team

1726 / 1726

BATSARASHKINA Vitalina,

SEREBRYANSKAYA Irina,

LOMOVA Margarita

RUS

21 JUL 2015


FINALS WORLD RECORDS JUNIOR

Event

Phase

Old / New

Name

Nat

Date

50m Rifle Prone Men Junior

Finals

207.6 / 209.1

IORDACHE Dragomir

ROU

25 JUL 2015

25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men Junior

Finals

29 / 31

QUIQUAMPOIX Jean

FRA

26 JUL 2015

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