Your Comprehensive Guide To The fifteen Olympic Shooting Events

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Source:   —  April 16, 2016, at 0:25 AM

The “HIT” ring on the target surface corresponds to 9.7 points or better. Latest U. S. man to win Olympic medal: William McMillan — Gold, one thousand nine hundred sixty This event is conducted in three different shooting positions: kneeling, prone (lying flat) and standing.

Your Comprehensive Guide To The fifteen Olympic Shooting Events

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Sights: Open sights only
Target: This is the only Olympic shooting event that uses hit or miss logic. The “HIT” ring on the target surface corresponds to 9.7 points or better.
Latest U. S. man to win Olympic medal: William McMillan — Gold, one thousand nine hundred sixty

This event is conducted in three different shooting positions: kneeling, prone (lying flat) and standing. The target is placed fifty meters far and athletes reload after each shot, as rifles are single-loaded.

Sights: Metallic only
10th-ring diameter: Dime size
Latest U. S. man to win Olympic medal: Matt Emmons — Silver, two thousand eight

Targets are thrown randomly, so the shooter doesn’t know the angle or direction of the shining orange clay target. Shooters may shoot twice at a target.

Latest U. S. man to win Olympic medal: Vincent Hancock — Gold, two thousand twelve
Latest U. S. woman to win Olympic medal: Kim Rhode — Gold, two thousand twelve



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