Bronze Medal Success for Seonaid in Bologna
On Saturday, Seonaid McIntosh claimed her second medal of the ISSF World Cup in Rio, following up her Silver in the 10m Air Rifle competition with an incredible Gold medal in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions event. A ground-breaking achievement for shooting in the UK, Seonaid’s Gold was the first ever World Cup Gold for a British female rifle shooter.
In August, Canada hosted the 150th Quebec Rifle Association Meeting at CFB Valcartier Ranges in Quebec City and the annual DCRA National Championships at CFB Connaught Ranges near Ottawa. Angus McLeod and Claire Halleran shot at the DCRA meeting, and Lindsay Peden shot both in Quebec and Ottawa, all of them with individual successes.
STS is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 Performance Programme. Athletes currently not on the programme are able to apply using the link in this article which will take them to the selection policy and online application form. Existing athletes will be contacted by the Performance & Pathways Manager. Applicatons from all athletes must be submitted by 15 September.
The introduction of statutory guidance is designed to improve consistency across the UK in police firearms licensing. The draft guidance sets out the checks that should be made, the weight to be given to the evidence and the factors that need to be taken into account. The consultation started on 23rd July and will remain open for eight weeks, finishing on 17 September 2019.
STS is pleased to confirm details for its rescheduled Target Shooting Coaching Conference, which will now take place on Saturday 5 October at Perth College. The conference open to coaches from across the UK, with STS members getting a 25% discounted delegate rate and STS junior members getting 50% off. The day will focus on the Olympic disciplines and features a mix of sport specific and generic workshops with the ambition of stimulating some exciting discussions and the sharing of ideas and good practice. BOOK NOW
Birmingham 2022 organisers and the CGF Executive Board have announced the additional sports selected for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, and shooting sports have not been included with both target shooting and archery missing out. Instead, the optional sports of Beach Volleyball, Women's Cricket and Para Table Tennis have been added.