The ISSF Media Guide for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is now available

XXXI Olympic Games · Rio de Janeiro, BRA

The 40-plus pages depict the rules and regulations of the 15 Olympic Shooting events, their records and their title defenders, also going through the 109-year-long history of the International Shooting Sport Federation.


On Saturday, August 6th, at 10:30 AM (UTC-3) the first Gold medal of the XXXI edition of the Olympic Games will be delivered at the Olympic Shooting Centre, in the Deodoro Park, where fans and media representatives from all over the world will gather for the first of fifteen Shooting events.


To facilitate the approach to the sport and its three disciplines, the International Shooting Sport Federation published a guide that depicts the phases and the characteristics of the fifteen Olympic Shooting events, also profiling the 2012 Olympic Champions and recalling the 109 years of history of the ISSF.


An opening letter penned by the ISSF President Mr. Olegario Vazquez Raña and by the ISSF Secretary General Mr. Franz Schreiber, welcomes the readers, while the closing pages are dedicated to the results of the Shooting events at the 2012 Olympic Games and the 51st ISSF World Championship in all events, held in Granada (ESP) in 2014.


The guide is available for free download here.

Marco Vettoretti