The first Shotgun stage of the 2016 ISSF World Cup is about to start in Nicosia

ISSF World Cup Shotgun · Nicosia, CYP

From March 17th to March 25th shooters of the five Shotgun events will battle at the Nicosia Olympic Shooting Range in Latsia (CYP).

The first stage of the 2016 ISSF World Cup in Shotgun events will kick-off on Thursday, March 17th in Nicosia (CYP), where 373 shooters coming from 61 countries will pile up 379 total starts.


This year’s competition will mark the seventh time an ISSF World Cup stage is held in Nicosia, with the latest one taking place in 2013 and the other five being held between 1994 and 2001.


On Saturday, March 19th the first set of medals will be awarded in the Double Trap Men event, followed by the Skeet Men final on Sunday 20th, the Trap Women on Monday 21st and the Skeet Women on Tuesday 22nd.


The fifth and last final will then take place on Thursday, March 24th, when the Trap Men event will seal the inaugural stage of the 2016 Shotgun season.


Here’s the detailed schedule of the five finals:


Double Trap Men: Saturday 19th at 4:15 PM (UTC+2);

Skeet Men: Sunday 20th at 3:30 PM;

Trap Women: Monday 21th at 3:45 PM;

Skeet Women: Tuesday 22th at 4:15 PM;

Trap Men: Thursday 24th at 3:00 PM.


The 2016 ISSF World Cup Series already archived its first stage in Rifle/Pistol events, held in Bangkok (THA) from March 1st to March 9th, and it will continue with the first combined stage of the season in Rio de Janeiro (BRA), where a test event for the Olympic venues will take place from April 13th to April 25th.


News and live updates of the World Cup stage will be available on the ISSF official website and on its social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Sina Weibo and Youku.


Also, the five finals will be broadcasted live on the ISSF Livestream official channel.

Marco Vettoretti


ISSF Partners