Update of Rules for Olympic Shooting Events in Paris 2024

The International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) has confirmed an update to the rules for Olympic Shooting Events in Paris 2024. A unanimous decision was made by the ISSF Executive Committee and formal approval of the rule update has also been received from the International Olympic Committee.

The new rules, which are broadly in line with those applied at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, will come into effect from 8th May. The first international ISSF competition that will use the Paris 2024 rules will be the World Cup in Baku.

ISSF News Release

The online version of the new ISSF Rulebook is now available.

Paris 2024 ISSF Rule Book

In order for Athletes to familiarise themselves and have competitive exposure to the new rules/format that will be used at both the Senior and Junior World Championships in 2023, Shooting Australia will work closely with endorsed event hosts and officials to implement the changes as soon as possible.

It has been confirmed that the following events will be conducted in accordance with the new rules:

NSW STATE TITLES – SHOTGUN (13-16 April, Newcastle Lake Macquarie Clay Target Club)

SYDNEY CUP 2 – PISTOL (13-16 April, Sydney International Shooting Centre)

ADELAIDE GRAND PRIX 1 – RIFLE (21-23 April, Wingfield Rifle Range)

The rule changes will not impact the selection criteria for the Senior and Junior World Championships Pistol and Rifle.  However there is a revised clause 8 a) iii) C) for the Shotgun Junior World Championships selection criteria.

Junior World Championships Selection Criteria – Revised 12.04.2023


Shooting Australia High Performance Manager Kathryn Periac email [email protected] or mobile 0427 459 469.

Shooting Australia Event and Communication Manager Jane Vella email [email protected] or mobile 0407 859 197.

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