Thursday, July 28, 2016

Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Shooting Sport Events, Schedule and Venue

Three hundred and ninety shooters are participating at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Shooting Sport. The 31st edition of the Summer Olympics Shooting sport commences on 6th of August; this is the second day of the Olympics Games and goes all the way to the 14th of August.

In total, there are 15 Shooting events that will take place at Deodoro’s National Shooting Center. Among the shooters taking part at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics is the 50 metre rifle prone World Champion; Australian Warren James Potent who will join others from 97 nationalities to grab a gold medal.

Warren James Potent who will be taking part at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Shooting Sport

This picture is from Wikipedia

Shooting events are categorized into 3 disciplines; Rifle, Pistol and Shotguns.

Rifle shooting events have men participating in all 3 events, while women are participating in 2 out of the 3 events. Men are participating in the following rifle shooting events:

1. 50 meters rifle 3 positions

2. 50 meters rifle prone

3. 10 meters air rifle

Women unlike men will not take part in the 50 meters rifle prone event.

Pistol shooting events have men participating in 3 out 4 events, while women are participating in only 2 out of the 4 events taking place at the Rio 206 Summer Olympics.

Pistol shooting events for men are:-

1. 50 meters pistol shooting

2. 25 meters rapid fire pistols

3. 10 meters air pistols

Men are not taking part in the 25 meters pistol shooting but women will. The other women pistol shooting event at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics is the 10 meters air pistol.

Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Shotgun Shooting Events

There are three shotgun shooting events at the Rio Games and men are taking part in all 3, while women are not taking part in one of the three.

Men events for the shotgun shooting are:-

1. Trap

2. Double trap

3. Skeet

Women are taking part in trap and skeet shotgun shooting events.

In summary, Rio 2016 Summer Olympics men shooting events totals to 9 events, while women’s sums up to 6 events.

Below is the complete schedule for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Shooting Sport.

RIO 2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS SHOOTING SCHEDULE

Date

Time

Sport

Event

Stage

Gender

Venue

Venue Cluster

6th August

8.30 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

10m Air Rifle

Qualification

Women

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

6th August

8.30 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

10m Air Rifle

Finals

Women

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

6th August

8.30 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

10m Air Rifle

Medal Ceremony

Women

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

6th August

8.30 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

10m Air Pistol

Qualification

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

6th August

8.30 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

10m Air Pistol

Finals

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

6th August

8.30 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

10m Air Pistol

Medal Ceremony

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

7th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

10m Air Pistol

Qualification

Women

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

7th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

Trap

Qualification

Women

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

7th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

Trap (Day 1)

Qualification

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

7th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

Trap

Finals

Women

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

7th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

Trap

Medal Ceremony

Women

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

7th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

 10m Air Pistol

Finals

Women

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

7th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

 10m Air Pistol

Medal Ceremony

Women

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

8th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

Trap (Day 2)

Qualification

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

8th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

10m Air Rifle

Qualification

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

8th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

Trap

Finals

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

8th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

Trap

Medal Ceremony

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

8th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

10m Air Rifle

Finals

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

8th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

 10m Air Rifle

Medal Ceremony

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

9th August

9.00 AM to 4.45 PM

Shooting

25m Pistol

Qualification

Women

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

9th August

9.00 AM to 4.45 PM

Shooting

 25m Pistol

Finals

Women

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

9th August

9.00 AM to 4.45 PM

Shooting

25m Pistol

Medal Ceremony

Women

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

10th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

Double Trap

Qualification

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

10th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

50m Pistol

Qualification

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

10th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

Double Trap

Finals

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

10th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

Double Trap

Medal Ceremony

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

10th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

Men's 50m Pistol

Finals

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

10th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

Men's 50m Pistol

Medal Ceremony

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

11th August

9.00 AM to 1.30 PM

Shooting

50m Rifle 3 Positions

Qualification

Women

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

11th August

9.00 AM to 1.30 PM

Shooting

50m Rifle 3 Positions

Finals

Women

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

11th August

9.00 AM to 1.30 PM

Shooting

50m Rifle 3 Positions

Medal Ceremony

Women

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

12th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

50m Rifle Prone

Qualification

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

12th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

Skeet (Day 1)

Qualification

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

12th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

25m Rapid Fire Pistol

Qualification (Stage 1)

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

12th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

Skeet

Final

Women

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

12th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

 50m Rifle Prone

Final

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

12th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

 50m Rifle Prone

Medal Ceremony

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

12th August

9.00 AM to 4.30 PM

Shooting

Skeet

Medal Ceremony

Women

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

14th August

9.00 AM to 2.30 PM

Shooting

Skeet (Day 2)

Qualification

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

14th August

9.00 AM to 2.30 PM

Shooting

25m Rapid Fire Pistol

Qualification (Stage 2)

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

14th August

9.00 AM to 2.30 PM

Shooting

Skeet

Finals

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

14th August

9.00 AM to 2.30 PM

Shooting

Skeet

Medal Ceremony

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

14th August

9.00 AM to 2.30 PM

Shooting

25m Rapid Fire Pistol

Finals

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

14th August

9.00 AM to 2.30 PM

Shooting

25m Rapid Fire Pistol

Medal Ceremony

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

14th August

9.00 AM to 2.30 PM

Shooting

50m Rifle 3 Positions

Qualification

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

14th August

9.00 AM to 2.30 PM

Shooting

50m Rifle 3 Positions

Finals

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro

14th August

9.00 AM to 2.30 PM

Shooting

50m Rifle 3 Positions

Medal Ceremony

Men

Olympic Shooting Centre

Deodoro