On 5th August 2016, Rio will be the place to be. The Olympic Shooting Centre in the Deodoro Olympic Park however, will be more important as far as the Indian contingent is concerned, with eight shooters making the cut. Sports Rediscovered takes a look at events coming up in the shooting calendar prior to the Rio Olympics, where the Indians can make a mark.
Shooting Calendar: International Championships
|8th Asian Air Gun Championships||Sept 25th- Oct 1st, 2015||New Delhi|
|ISSF World Shotgun Championship||Oct 15th – Oct 21st, 2015||Nicosia, Cyprus|
|Training Camp: Selected Rifle/Pistol Shooters, 13th Asian Championships||Oct 21st – Oct 31st, 2015||Kuwait|
|13th Asian Championships||Nov 1st -Nov 12th, 2015||Kuwait|
|Indo-Bhutan Big Bore Shooting Championships||Dec 1st – Dec 31st, 2015||Delhi|
|Commonwealth Shotgun Championship||Dec 8th – Dec 17th, 2015||Patiala|
Shooting Calendar: National Level championships
|7th East Zone Shooting Championship||Sep 29th – Oct 4th, 2015||North Calcutta Rifle Club|
|Training Camp: Selected Jr Rifle/ Pistol shooters, 13th Asian Championships||Oct 15th – Oct 31st, 2015||Dr Karni singh shooting Range|
|59th National Shooting Championship Competitions (Rifle, Pistol, Shotgun)||Dec 10th – Dec 25th, 2015||Ranchi, Jharkhand|
|Training Camp: Selected Sr and Jr Shotgun shooters ,Commonwealth Shotgun||Dec 1st – Dec 7th, 2015||Patiala|
So, much to look forward to before the Olympics. Sports Rediscovered wishes all shooters the very best for the competitions.