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40 Nations from 5 Continents have already secured Olympic places

40 nations from Africa, The Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania have already secured their participation at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, with 113 out of 300 individual Quota Places allocated so far.

A total of 62 Quotas were awarded in 2018, 48 of which were won at the World Championship in Changwon Korea, and 14 at the American Championships in Guadalajara, Mexico.  A further 47 places were awarded in 2019 at the ISSF World Cups in New-Delhi (14), Acapulco (8), Al-Ain (8) and Beijing (17).

The continental league table is headed by Europe which has 21 countries having won Olympic Quota places. Asia has 8 countries, The Americas 7, Oceania 2 and Africa 1.

China leads the list of the most successful nations with 15 individual quota places, followed by the USA with 13, Russia with 7 and India with 5. In addition, in the Mixed Team events, Russia has won 6 Quota Places and China 4.

The next ISSF World Cups are to be held in Changwon (8 Quota Places in Shotgun are available) and in Munich (17 Quota Places in Rifle/Pistol events). There are 358 athletes from 57 nations expected to take part at the World Cup in Changwon and more than 1300 starts of athletes from 95 countries have already been registered for the World Cup in Munich.

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