World Championships 2021-2024 will be held on five continents

The ISSF Executive Committee meeting has taken place, at which important issues for the new Olympic cycle were considered.

The Executive Committee approved the World Championships for 2021-2024 as well as the competition calendar for 2021.


World Championships: 

2021 - WCH Juniors all events, PERU (Las Palmas);  


  • WCH all events, RUSSIAN FEDERATION (Moscow region), 
  • WCH Juniors all events, KOREA (Changwon);  

2023 - WCH/ WCH Juniors Rifle/Pistol, EGYPT (Cairo);  

2024 - WCH Juniors all events, AUSTRALIA (Sydney)


Competitions in 2021:  

World Cups:

  • WC Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun, INDIA (New Delhi);  
  • WC Rifle/ Pistol/Shotgun, KOREA (Changwon);  
  • WC Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun, AZERBAIJAN (Baku);  
  • WC Shotgun, EGYPT (Cairo);  
  • WC Shotgun, ITALY (Lonato);  

Junior World Championship:  

  • WCH Juniors all events, PERU (Las Palmas)

Grand Prix:  

  • Grand Prix Rifle/Pistol 10m, SLOVENIA (Ruse);  
  • Grand Prix Shotgun, MOROCCO (Rabat);  
  • Grand Prix Rifle/Pistol, INDONESIA (Jakarta);  
  • Grand Prix Rifle/Pistol 10m, CROATIA (Osijek)

Junior World Cups:  

  • WC Juniors Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun, GERMANY (Suhl);  
  • WC Juniors Shotgun, KAZAKHSTAN (Almaty)

It was decided that the final tournament of the year 2021, with the participation of 12 best athletes in each individual Olympic discipline, would be held in the capital of Azerbaijan - Baku in the second half of October 2021. 


The calendar for 2022 will be confirmed at the next Executive Committee meeting which is scheduled for the end of 2020.  The organisers of the ISSF championships in 2023-2024 will be confirmed after voting on the Qualification system for Paris 2024 OG takes place. 

Based on the analysis of competitions and current trends, the members of the Executive Committee approved the basic documents for the organisers of the Championships, World Cups and Grand Prix: The Host Federation Agreement and The Guidelines for the Organisers of the ISSF Championships.

In addition, changes were made to the Technical Rules, the formats for Team events in 10m Air Rifle, 10m Air Pistol, 50m Rifle 3 Positions, 25m Rapid Fire Pistol, 25m Pistol, Trap and Skeet were approved as well as Mixed Team events in 50m Rifle 3 Positions and 25m RFP. These events  will be included in the ISSF Championships program from 2021.  The new ISSF Ranking system, which will be implemented from next year, has been confirmed. 

The members of the Executive Committee also discussed key issues in preparation for the Games in Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024. 

All documents will be posted on the ISSF website in the near future so stay tuned.



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