Interesting article from the IOC
Once again, the sport will return to the Olympic programme for Paris 2024.
Find out everything you need to know about the number of athletes, stars to watch and pathway to the qualification below.
Demanding immense precision and focus, shooting first appeared as one of the nine sports that were featured at the Olympic Games Athens 1896. Apart from St Louis 1904 and Amsterdam 1928, it has been a mainstay at every edition of the Olympic Games since.
While the shooting competition at Athens 1896 consisted of only five events, the Paris 2024 competition will include 15 rifle, pistol and shotgun events for men and women.
How many athletes will compete in shooting at Paris? 2024?
In total, 170 men and 170 women will compete in shooting at Paris 2024. The total of 340 shooters is slightly less than the 360 shooters that competed at Tokyo 2020, which was held in 2021.Learn More