European Shooting Championships

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European Shooting Championships
Statusactive
Genresporting event
Date(s)mid-year
Frequencybiennial
Countryvarying
Inaugurated1955 (1955)

The European Shooting Championships are the global sport shooting European championships as regards the disciplines of the sport shooting of the rifle (25, 50 and 300 m) and the pistol (25 and 50 m). Sometimes the competition also includes trap shooting, skeet and running target shooting events, usually organized in special special championships.[1]

The championships are by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) in collaboration with the European Shooting Confederation (ESC).[2]

The first edition of the championships took place in 1955 in Bucharest. Its take place biennially but every year 2-4 special championships held for European countries in separate shooting disciplines.[3]

Summary of Championships[edit]

  Shooting championships
  10 m events championships
  300 m rifle championships
  Running target championships
  Shotgun championships

1955-1990[edit]

Championships 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90
Shooting
10 Events
300 m Rifle
Running Target
Shotgun

1990-2020[edit]

Championships 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Shooting
10 Events
300 m Rifle
Running Target
Shotgun

Global Shooting Championships[edit]

# Year Venue Disciplines Individual events Team events Date
1 1955 Romania Bucharest Rifle, Pistol, Trap, Skeet, Running deer 21 (17 men + 5 women) 15 (11 men + 4 women) 11 - 18 September
2 1957 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Belgrade Rifle 4 (2 men + 2 women) 4 (2 men + 2 women) 8 - 10 October
3 1959 Italy Brescia / Milan Rifle, Pistol, Running target 14 (12 men + 2 women) 30 August - 6 September
4 1961 Hungary Budapest Rifle, Pistol 5 (3 men + 2 women) 18 - 24 September
5 1963 Norway Oslo Sweden Stockholm Rifle, Pistol 13 (men) 12 August and 18 - 24 August
6 1965 Romania Bucharest Egypt Cairo Rifle, Pistol, Running deer 18 (16 men + 2 women) 19 September and 23 - 30 September
7 1969 Czechoslovakia Plzeň Rifle, Pistol 16 (men) 16 - 24 August
8 1971 East Germany Suhl Rifle, Pistol, Trap, Skeet, Running target 14 (9 men + 5 women) 20 - 29 August
9 1975 Romania Bucharest Spain Madrid Rifle, Pistol 8 (men) 19 - 22 June and 26 - 30 September
10 1977 Romania Bucharest Rifle, Pistol 8 (men) 30 August - 4 September
11 1979 Soviet Union Lviv West Germany Frankfurt Rifle, Pistol, Running target 9 (6 men + 3 women) 3 - 12 September and 27 - 30 September
12 1980 Spain Madrid Rifle, Pistol 3 (women) 24 - 27 September
13 1981 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Titograd Rifle, Pistol 11 (8 men + 3 women) 14 - 22 September
14 1983 Romania Bucharest Rifle, Pistol, Shotgun, Running target 13 (8 men + 5 women)
15 1985 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Osijek Rifle, Pistol 14 (11 men + 3 women)
16 1987 Finland Lahti Rifle, Pistol, RT, 300 m rifle, Trap (women), Skeet (men) 14 (15 men + 4 women)
17 1989 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Zagreb Rifle, Pistol, Running target, Trap, Skeet (men) 19 (15 men + 4 women)
18 1991 Italy Bologna
19 1993 Czech Republic Brno
20 1995 Switzerland Zürich
21 1997 Finland Kouvola
22 1999 France Bordeaux
23 2001 Croatia Zagreb
24 2003 Czech Republic Plzeň
25 2005 Serbia Belgrade
26 2007 Spain Granada
27 2009 Croatia Osijek
28 2011 Italy Belgrade Rifle, Pistol, 300 m rifle, Shotgun, Running target 21 (14 men + 7 women) 21 (14 men + 7 women) 31 July - 14 August
29 2013 Croatia Osijek Rifle, Pistol, 300 m rifle 14 (9 men + 5 women) 14 (9 men + 5 women) 21 July - 4 August
30 2015 Slovenia Maribor Rifle, Pistol, 300 m rifle, Shotgun, Running target 21 (14 men + 7 women) 21 (14 men + 7 women) 19 -31 July
31 2017 Azerbaijan Baku Rifle, Pistol, 300 m rifle, Shotgun, Running target 22 (14 men + 8 women) 25 (14 m + 8 w + 3 mixed) 21 July - 4 August
32 2019 Italy Bologna / Tolmezzo Rifle, Pistol, 300 m rifle, Shotgun 13 (10 men + 5 women) 18 (10 m + 5 w + 3 mixed) 12 - 27 September

Special Shotgun Championships[edit]

European Shotgun Championships were first held in 1956. The 2020 edition was deleted for COVID-19.[4]

  Cancelled for COVID-19
# Year Venue Disciplines Individual events Team events Date
1 1956 Spain San Sebastián Trap, Skeet 2 (men) 2 (men)
2 1957 France Paris Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 2 (men)
3 1958 Switzerland Geneva Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 2 (men)
4 1959 Italy Turin Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 2 (men) 5 - 6 September
5 1960 Spain Barcelona France Paris Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 2 (men)
6 1961 Switzerland Berne Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 2 (men)
7 1962 Lebanon Beirut Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 2 (men)
8 1963 Czechoslovakia Brno Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 2 (men)
9 1964 Italy Bologna Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 2 (men)
10 1965 Portugal Lisbon Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 2 (men)
11 1966 Finland Lahti Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 2 (men)
12 1967 Czechoslovakia Brno Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 2 (men)
13 1968 Belgium Namur Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 2 (men)
14 1969 France Paris Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 2 (men)
15 1970 Romania Bucharest Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 2 (men)
16 1972 Spain Madrid Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 2 (men) 5 - 15 May
17 1973 Italy Turin Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 4 (2 men + 2 women) 23 - 30 September
18 1974 France Antibes Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 4 (2 men + 2 women) 21 - 30 June
19 1975 Austria Vienna Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 4 (2 men + 2 women) 21 July - 3 August
20 1976 Czechoslovakia Brno Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 4 (2 men + 2 women) 23 - 30 May
21 1977 United Kingdom Dorset Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 4 (2 men + 2 women) 13 - 25 June
22 1978 West Germany Suhl Trap, Skeet, Running target 5 (3 men + 2 women) 5 (3 men + 2 women) 12 - 23 July
23 1979 Italy Montecatini Terme Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 4 (2 men + 2 women)
24 1980 Spain Zaragoza Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 4 (2 men + 2 women)
25 1981 Soviet Union Moscow Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 4 (2 men + 2 women)
26 1982 Italy Montecatini Terme Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 4 (2 men + 2 women)
27 1984 Spain Zaragoza Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 4 (2 men + 2 women)
28 1985 France Antibes Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 4 (2 men + 2 women)
29 1986 Italy Montecatini Terme Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 4 (2 men + 2 women)
30 1988 Turkey Istanbul Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 4 (2 men + 2 women)
31 1990 Sweden Uddevalla Trap, Skeet 4 (2 men + 2 women) 4 (2 men + 2 women)
32 1992 Turkey Istanbul[5] Trap, Skeet 6 (3 men + 3 women) 6 (3 men + 3 women)
33 1994 Portugal Lisbon Trap, Skeet 6 (3 men + 3 women) 6 (3 men + 3 women)
34 1995 Finland Lahti[6] Trap, Skeet, Running target 8 (5 men + 3 women) 8 (5 men + 3 women)
35 1996 Estonia Tallinn Trap, Skeet 6 (3 men + 3 women) 6 (3 men + 3 women)
36 1997 Finland Sipoo[6] Trap, Skeet, Running target 8 (5 men + 3 women) 8 (5 men + 3 women)
37 1998 Cyprus Nicosia Trap, Skeet 6 (3 men + 3 women) 6 (3 men + 3 women)
38 1999 France Poussan Trap, Skeet 6 (3 men + 3 women) 6 (3 men + 3 women)
39 2000 Italy Montecatini Terme Trap, Skeet 6 (3 men + 3 women) 6 (3 men + 3 women)
40 2002 Italy Lonato del Garda Trap, Skeet 6 (3 men + 3 women) 6 (3 men + 3 women)
41 2003 Czech Republic Brno Trap, Skeet 6 (3 men + 3 women) 6 (3 men + 3 women)
42 2004 Cyprus Nicosia Trap, Skeet 6 (3 men + 3 women) 6 (3 men + 3 women)
43 2006 Slovenia Maribor Trap, Skeet 6 (3 men + 3 women) 6 (3 men + 3 women)
44 2008 Cyprus Nicosia Trap, Skeet 6 (3 men + 3 women) 6 (3 men + 3 women)
45 2010 Russia Kazan[7] Trap, Skeet 5 (3 men + 2 women) 5 (3 men + 2 women)
46 2012 Cyprus Larnaca Trap, Skeet 5 (3 men + 2 women) 5 (3 men + 2 women) 19 - 25 May
47 2013 Germany Suhl[6] Trap, Skeet, Running target 7 (5 men + 2 women) 7 (5 men + 2 women) 28 July - 8 August
48 2014 Hungary Sarlóspuszta Trap, Skeet 5 (3 men + 2 women) 5 (3 men + 2 women) 16 - 27 June
49 2016 Italy Lonato del Garda Trap, Skeet 5 (3 men + 2 women) 5 (3 men + 2 women) 4 - 12 July
50 2018 Austria Leobersdorf[8] Trap, Skeet 6 (3 men + 3 women) 6 (3 men + 3 women) 30 July - 13 August
51 2019 Italy Lonato del Garda Trap, Skeet 6 (3 men + 3 women) 6 (3 men + 3 women) 3 - 17 September
52 2020 France Châteauroux Trap, Skeet 6 (3 men + 3 women) 6 (3 men + 3 women) 6 - 20 May

Special 10 m Events Championships[edit]

# Year Venue Disciplines Individual events Team events Date
1 1971 Czechoslovakia Meziboří Air rifle, air pistol 2 men + 2 women 2 men + 2 women 16 - 20 March
2 1972 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Belgrade Air rifle, air pistol 2 men + 2 women
3 1973 Austria Linz Air rifle, air pistol 2 men + 2 women
4 1974 Netherlands Enschede Air rifle, air pistol 2 men + 2 women
5 1975 United Kingdom London Air rifle, air pistol 2 men + 2 women
6 1976 France Paris Air rifle, air pistol 2 men + 2 women
7 1977 Andorra Andorra La Vella Air rifle, air pistol 2 men + 2 women
8 1978 Denmark Copenhagen Air rifle, air pistol 2 men + 2 women
9 1979 Austria Graz Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women
10 1980 Norway Oslo Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women
11 1981 Greece Athens Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women
12 1982 Netherlands The Hague Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women
13 1983 West Germany Dormunt Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women
14 1984 Hungary Budapest Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women
15 1985 Bulgaria Varna Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women
16 1986 Finland Espoo Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women
17 1987 Czechoslovakia Bratislava Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women
18 1988 Norway Stavanger Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women
19 1989 Denmark Copenhagen Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women
20 1990 Netherlands Arnhem Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women
21 1991 United Kingdom Manchester Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women
22 1992 Hungary Budapest Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women
23 1994 France Strasbourg Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women 28 February - 6 March
24 1995 Finland Vantaa Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women
25 1996 Hungary Budapest Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women
26 1997 Poland Warsaw Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women 28 February - 1 March
27 1998 Estonia Tallinn Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women
28 1999 Netherlands Arnhem Air rifle, air pistol, running target 3 men + 2 women
29 2000 Germany Munich Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women
30 2001 Spain Pontevedra Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women
31 2002 Greece Thessaloniki Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women 22 - 24 March
32 2003 Sweden Gothenburg Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women 3 - 9 November
33 2004 Hungary Győr Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women 22 - 28 March
34 2005 Estonia Tallinn Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women 28 February - 2 March
35 2006 Russia Moscow Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women 27 February - 2 March
36 2007 France Deauville Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women 12 - 18 March
37 2008 Switzerland Winterthur Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women 24 February - 2 March
38 2009 Czech Republic Prague Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women 19 - 23 February
39 2010 Norway Meråker Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 2 women 7 - 14 March
40 2011 Italy Brescia Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women 3 - 6 March
41 2012 Finland Vierumäki Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women 16 - 19 February
42 2013 Denmark Odense Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women 25 February - 3 March
43 2014 Russia Moscow Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women 26 February - 3 March
44 2015 Netherlands Arnhem Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women 2 - 8 March
45 2016 Hungary Győr Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women 22 - 28 February
46 2017 Slovenia Maribor Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women 6 - 12 March
47 2018 Hungary Győr Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women 16 - 26 February
48 2019 Croatia Osijek Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women 16 - 25 March
49 2020 Poland Wrocław Air rifle, air pistol, running target, running target mixed 4 men + 4 women + 2 mixed 23 February - 1 March

Special 300 m Rifle Championships[edit]

# Year Venue Disciplines Individual events Team events Date
1 1959 Switzerland Winterthur 300 m rifle 5 (men) 1 (men) 25 - 26 August
2 1977 Switzerland Winterthur 300 m rifle 5 (men) 5 (men) 9 - 11 September
3 1981 Finland Oulu 300 m rifle 5 (men) 5 (men) 15 - 20 June
4 1983 Norway Oslo 300 m rifle 5 (men) 5 (men) 15 - 19 June
5 1985 Switzerland Zürich 300 m rifle 5 (men) 5 (men) 6 - 10 September
6 1989 Finland Lahti 300 m rifle 5 (men) 5 (men) 29 July - 2 August
7 1991 Switzerland Winterthur 300 m rifle 5 (men) 5 (men)
8 1993 Switzerland Thun 300 m rifle 3 (men) 3 (men)
9 1995 Sweden Boden 300 m rifle 3 (men) 3 (men)
10 1997 Denmark Copenhagen 300 m rifle 3 (men) 3 (men)
11 1999 France Saint-Jean-de-Marsacq 300 m rifle 3 (men) 3 (men)

Special Running Target Championships[edit]

# Year Venue Disciplines Individual events Team events Date
1 1963 Sweden Sandviken Running target, Running deer 3 (men)
2 1969 Sweden Sandviken Running target 1 (men) 1 (men)
3 1973 West Germany Munich Running target 1 (men) 1 (men)
4 1981 Hungary Miskolc Running target 1 (men) 1 (men)
5 1995 Finland Lahti Running target 1 (men) 1 (men)
6 1997 Finland Sipoo Running target 1 (men) 1 (men)
7 2013 Germany Suhl Running target 1 (men) 1 (men)
8 2019 Hungary Gyenesdiás Runnung target, running target mixed 2 men + 2 women 2 men + 2 women 8 - 15 July

Unofficial Championships[edit]

From 1929 to 1954 the European Championships was disputed only in clay pigeon shooting.[9]

Year Venue Host country
1929 Stockholm  Sweden
1930 Rome  Italy
1931 Lvov  Poland
1933 Vienna  Austria
1934 Budapest  Hungary
1935 Brussels  Belgium
1936 Berlin  Germany
1937 Helsinki  Finland
1938 Luhačovice  Czechoslovakia
1939 Berlin  Germany
1940 Rome  Italy
1949 Bordighera  Italy
1950 Vichy  France
1952 Rome  Italy
1953 Barcelona  Spain
1954 Paris  France

See also[edit]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Schießen - Europameisterschaften 1929-1959". sport-komplett.de. Retrieved 3 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Historical Results - European Championships". issf-sports.org. Retrieved 13 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Continental Championships - Europe". issf-sports.org. 9 June 2020.
  4. ^ "Tiro a Volo, le novità: per il Trap carte olimpiche dagli Europei di Osijek o dal ranking ad aprile 2021" (in Italian). coni.it. 27 May 2020. Retrieved 30 May 2020. Nel dettaglio, per il Tiro a Volo le Carte Olimpiche in palio nell’Europeo 2020 di Chateauroux (FRA) verranno assegnate durante la rassegna continentale 2021 in programma ad Osijek (CRO)
  5. ^ First edition with double trap events at the special shotgun championships (the discipline was introduced the year before at the global shooting championships).
  6. ^ a b c In this edition also disputed two men running target events (individual and team) normal and mixed.
  7. ^ From this edition women double trap events did not be disputed.
  8. ^ In this edition back women double trap events.
  9. ^ "Schießen Europameisterschaften - Austragungsorte" (in German). sport-komplett.de. Retrieved 3 June 2020.

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