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The 2023 Shooting and Skeet Shooting World Championships could change location and dates – OA Sport

The intense the international calendar of target shooting and clay pigeon shooting could undergo an important change in this 2023 very busy.

Some voices close to the ISSF indeed report lthe possibility that this year’s World Cup, qualifying for the Paris 2024 Olympics, may change location and date.

At the moment they are expected to Baku, Azerbaijan, August 14 to September 3, 2023: in a time frame that certainly may not be the most happyalso considering the coincidences with sports that would take away space from shooting sports.

But what would that be the alternative? Play the World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in late September or early October, following a stage of the World Cup included in the calendar, as far as target shooting is concerned, from 8 to 19 September.

Developments will certainly follow in the coming months, with the management and management headed by the new president Luciano Rossi called either to confirm the World Cup in Baku or to take them somewhere else. Incidentally, it should be remembered that in Rio, also considering the 2016 Olympics, the facilities would be easily usable.

Photo: ISSF

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