ISSF increases Asia's Olympic quota places from 38 to 48

Another golden opportunity for the Asian countries. ISSF, the International Shooting Federation increased the number of Olympic quota places.

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Shreyasi Sen
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Another golden opportunity for the Asian countries. ISSF, the International Shooting Federation increased the number of Olympic quota places for the continent from 38 to 48.

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ISSF increased the number of Olympic quotas Bing

We can expect the result of the decision from Paris Olympic 2024. The 2020 Tokyo Games had 38 quota places on offer.

The sport's continental body (ASC) said, "The Asian Shooting Confederation received a letter from ISSF confirming that the Olympic Quota Places for Asia is increased from 38 to 48 Quota Places"."The Asian Shooting Confederation expresses its gratitude to the ISSF and all members who contributed to this achievement," the ASC added.

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15 shooters represented India at the Tokyo Olympics. But the country returned unsuccessfully after a disastrous outing in the Japanese capital.

Before that, in Rio 2016 Games, India sent 12 shooters. Unfortunately, they also couldn't finish the podium.

Recently, at a special ceremony in the Olympic Museum Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach handed the responsibility of Tokyo 2020 Olympic to the ISSF President Vladimir Lisin. During his visit to Lausanne, Lisin attended meetings regarding the next Olympic Games in Paris.

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The sport's continental body (ASC) said, "The Asian Shooting Confederation received a letter from ISSF confirming that the Olympic Quota Places for Asia is increased from 38 to 48 Quota Places"."The Asian Shooting Confederation expresses its gratitude to the ISSF and all members who contributed to this achievement," the ASC added.

Read also: ISSF Junior World Championship: India finish on top with 43 medals

ISSF has taken decision in a meeting

Meanwhile in a recent meeting members of International Shooting Federation updated some policies regarding the qualification process. The structure of the shooting sports events formats for 2022-2024 and the development fund activity.

Besides, the presidents of the continental confederations of Asia, America, Africa, Australia, Oceania. And Europe reported on the work done in 2021. Along with them, chairman of the ISSF Committees did so.

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