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Al Ain is waiting for a Super World Cup Final

ISSF World Cup Final Shotgun · Al Ain, UAE

Al Ain is waiting for a super World Cup Final after the United Arab Emirates Shooting and Archery Federation supported the ISSF’s proposal to increase the number of entries in each individual event from 12 to 18.

Nearly all the top Shotgun athletes now have a chance to compete for the prestigious title that will crown the winner of the two years long World Cup series.

Due to the increase in places it has been decided that each nation can enter up to three athletes according to the World Cup Ranking. 

25 nations have qualified athletes in 4 individual events, who will also be able to take part in the Mixed Team events and challenge for the President’s Trophy. 

Member Federations have until September 13  to confirm their participation.

The World Cup Final Ranking was completed after the end of the 2019 World Cup Shotgun in Lahti, Finland. It culminated with an exciting Men’s Skeet event, won by Luigi Lodde from Italy. Eric Delaunay from France and Azmy Mehelba from Egypt who finished in second and third positions were happy after obtaining the Quota Places for Tokyo-2020.    

Wei Meng from People’s Republic of China won the gold and the Olympic Quota in Skeet Women. Caitlin Connor and Amber English, both from the USA, finished second and third. 

The Americans, along with Chiara Di Marziantonio from Italy who was fourth, weren’t eligible for Olympic Quotas because their nations have the maximum of two already. 

That meant the Quota went to Nele Wissmer from Germany who was fifth in the Final.

All the medalists in the Skeet events in Lahti qualified for the World Cup Final. 

The complete list of the athletes qualified for the World Cup Final in Al Ain can be found here.

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