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25.09.2018

Shooting sport rising talents are ready to shine at Buenos Aires 2018

3rd Youth Olympic Games · Buenos Aires, ARG

The third edition of the Youth Olympic Games will take place in the Argentinian city from October 6th to October 18th: six shooting sport events will be contested.

The Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games are about to start. On October 6th a never-seen-before ceremony will officially open the competition in the Argentinian capital city. The third edition of the Games — which follows Singapore 2010 and Nanjing 2014 — will be held between the 6th and the 18th of October.

 

Just like it happened in the two previous editions, shooting sport will be part of the program with six events in the Rifle/Pistol disciplines. A total of 80 athletes will travel to Buenos Aires, representing 58 National Olympic Committees.

 

Here’s the schedule of the six finals:

 

Sunday, October 7th

10m Air Rifle Men at 11:15 am (UTC-3:00)

 

Monday, October 8th

10m Air Rifle Women at 11:15 am

 

Tuesday, October 9th

10m Air Pistol Women at 11:15 am

 

Wednesday, October 10th

10m Air Pistol Men at 11:15 am

 

Thursday, October 11th

10m Air Rifle Mixed International Team at 11:00 am

 

Friday, October 12th

10m Air Pistol Mixed International Team at 11:00 am

 

Shooting sport events will be contested at the shooting range located inside the Tecnopolis Park, in the western area of Buenos Aires. Other sports such as archery, badminton, beach handball, futsal and table tennis will be hosted by the same park.

 

Results, news and updates will be available on www.buenosaires2018.com, on www.issf-sports.org and on all ISSF social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Weibo and Youku.

Marco Vettoretti

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