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    Shooters eye Olympic Quotas at African Championship

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    The African Shooting Championship is being held in Cairo, Egypt.

    The ten days competition, which kicked-off on 1st October, is a qualification competition for 2024 Paris Olympic Games.

    ISSF juries are designated by the African Shooting Sport Federation (ASSF) to supervise the championship. Qualified range officers holding applicable ISSF licences are conducting the competition.

    According to competition regulations, participation for the individual events of the ISSF member federations can enter a maximum of five athletes in individual events but only three of them can be registered to compete in the final for medals. The other two can only compete for ranking points.

    The individual events being held are the 10m Air Rifle Men, 10m Air Rifle Women, 10m Air Pistol Men, 10m Air Pistol Women, 25m Rapid Fire Pistol, Men 25m Standard Pistol, 25m Pistol Women, 50m Rifle 3 positions, Men 50m Rifle, 3 positions Women, 50m Rifle Prone Men, 50m Rifle Prone Women, and 50m Pistol Skeet Men / Women Trap Men / Women Juniors.

    ISSF federations may enter a maximum of two teams per mixed team event, consisting of one man and one woman. The mixed team events are the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team, 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team, and Skeet mixed team.

    Events in the junior mixed teams are the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team, 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team Junior, 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team, 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team Junior Skeet mixed team. Team events comprise three athletes from the same nation and same gender.