The ISSF Executive Committee praised the 2021 innovations

An intermediary report on 2021 ISSF Championship was among the matters discussed by the Executive Committee members and leaders of the Continental Confederations during the virtual meeting held on April 22, 2021.

The ISSF Executive Committee expressed special gratitude to the Organizers of the Gran Prix in Rabat, Morocco, the World Cups in Cairo, Egypt, and New-Delhi, India, for their contribution to the shooting sport that allowed the athletes return to the competitions after a long break caused by COVID-19 pandemic and compete in save atmosphere.

The ISSF Executive Committee praised the 2021 innovations in the program of the ISSF Championships that include now Mixed Team and Team events as well as Medal Matches where the winners are determined by points. Those innovations in addition to the qualitative TV and Internet coverage of all 2021 ISSF Championship determined a huge increase in the numbers that demonstrate the public interest to the shooting sport. Big expectations are connected to the next ISSF Championship — the World Cup Shotgun in Lonato del Garda, Italy, with 10 finals to be broadcasted by TV and streamed in Internet.

The ExCo members were updated on preparations to Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 Olympic Games, as well as on the approach to the distribution of the Invitation Places by the Tripartite Commission.

The decision was taken on the Tender for manufactures of the Shotgun equipment. It was decided to approve «Laporte Ball Trap SA» and «Promatic Internatiional Ltd» as the ISSF «Official partners of Clay Target Machinery» on the base of their Tender proposals.

A decision was taken to postpone the World Championship Running Target due to be held on June 6 — 16, 2021 in France.  The new dates will be announced later.

The Executive Committee supported the proposal of the ISSF President to hold the Continental meetings on June 7 — 9, 2021.