The quota allocation process for Buenos Aires 2018 concluded in Fort Benning

ISSF World Cup Rifle / Pistol · Fort Benning, USA

Eight slots were awarded in Fort Benning in a separate competition day reserved to NOCs of North, Central and South America.

The quota allocation process for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games continued in Fort Benning (USA), where four specific matches — reserved to NOCs of North, Central and South America — were conducted at the end of the ISSF World Cup Stage 3.


A total of 46 athletes from 10 different nations competed in the four events men’s 10m Air Rifle, men’s 10m Air Pistol, women’s 10m Air Rifle and women’s 10m Air Pistol, as a total of eight slots were up for grabs.


Mexico is the only country who pocketed multiple quota places with four, while Argentina, Canada, Chile and Colombia got one each. Here’s a detailed list of the athletes and countries that won the quota places:


10m Air Rifle Men

Edson Ismael Ramirez Ramos of Mexico

Marcelo Julian Gutierrez of Argentina


10m Air Pistol Men

Jose Antonio Romero Ayon of Mexico

Brian Wai Kuk Ng of Canada


10m Air Rifle Women

Gabriela Fernanda Martinez Lopez of Mexico

Isidora Margarita Van De Perre Dios of Chile


10m Air Pistol Women

Andrea Victoria Ibarra Miranda of Mexico

Juana Rueda Vargas of Colombia


The next step of the process is the allocation of the unused quotas.


For an extensive recap of the quota places allocated so far click here.


The Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games will take place in the Argentinian capital city from the 6th to the 18th of October.


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Marco Vettoretti


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