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2019-10-27

2019 Action Pistol Nationals Results

The official results for the 2019 Action Pistol National Championships are now available on the PA web site. Pistol Australia wants to congratulate Bryan Blakey, the entire Toowoomba Club and PSQ for an outstanding nationals. Looking forward to Toowoomba hosting the 2020 Action Pistol World Champion.....

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2019-10-20

Metallic Silhouette Teams Wins In New Zealand

Congratulations to Australia's Metallic Silhouette team who won Big Bore Team Aggregate, Small Bore Team Aggregate and Field Pistol Team Aggregate at the 2019 Oceania IMSSU Championships in NZ this weekend. Well done to all team members! Individual and Team Results are below:   For full results.....

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2019-09-26

Statement From Senator Bridget McKenzie On The Benefits Of Shooting

Senator Bridget McKenzie has released a statement highlighting the benefits of shooting. You can find the full statement below as well as a link to the full report on the economic and social impacts of recreational shooting.     Thursday, 26 September 2019   Highlighting the bene.....

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2019-09-24

National ISSF/PA Top Ten As At 31 August 2019

The National ISSF/PA Top Ten list as at 31 August 2019 has now been published on the web site and social media platforms. Click here:  ISSF/PA National Top Ten .....

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2019-09-24

2019 Metallic Silhouette Big Bore National Championships Results

Over the weekend, NSWAPA and the Narrabri Pistol Club hosted the 33rd Pistol Australia Metallic Silhouette 200m Big Bore National Championships. A big thank you to the team at Narrabi Pistol Club for putting on an awesome event. Our competitors battled hard at the Narrabi range showca.....

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2019-09-20

Air Pistol Postal Shoot - September Results

Results are in for the September leg of the Air Pistol Postal Shoot. All results are below; Women  State September   A  Nicola Batchelar QLD 557 Ileana Muresan NSW 545 Dannielle Moleman NSW 539 Laura Cowling NSW 543 B Anne Knibbs VIC 505 Kirsty Kelly TAS 537 Sar.....

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2019-09-20

Air Pistol Postal Shoot - September Results

Results are in for the September leg of the Air Pistol Postal Shoot. All results are below; Women  State September   A  Nicola Batchelar QLD 557 Ileana Muresan NSW 545 Dannielle Moleman NSW 539 Laura Cowling NSW 543 B Anne Knibbs VIC 505 Kirsty Kelly TAS 537 Sar.....

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2019-09-20

Metallic Silhouette Big Bore Championships Media

Follow the 2019 Metallic Silhouette Big Bore Championships from Narrabri on all our social media platforms: Facebook: www.facebook.com/PistolAustralia Instagram: pistolaustralia Twitter: @PistolAustralia OR if you are not registered with any of these platforms follow the news and videos by looking a.....

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2019-09-14

Peter Brus, Australia’s Newest World Champion

Peter Brus became Australia’s newest World Champion in the WA1500 Revolver category with a score of 1494  seen here being chaired by Dean Brus his father and coach and Australian Team Manager Lindsay Jones. Final results are now available on the event web site: https://2019wa150.....

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2019-09-14

Australia’s WA1500 Pistol Team Are World Champions

Australia’s WA1500 Pistol Team are World Champions. Chris Banfield and Peter Brus became World Teams Champions in the WA1500 Pistol at Hill Top yesterday. Another set of World Champions on home soil. Final results are now available on the event web site: https://2019wa1500worldchampionshi.....

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2019-09-12

W1500 World Championships Provisional Results

Provisional Results after day 2 of competition at the 2019 WA1500 World Championships, Hill Top, NSW are available on this link: https://2019wa1500worldchampionships.com.au and below: WA1500 Pistol WA1500 Revolver WA48 Revolver 4 WA48 Stock Semi Auto WA60 Distinguished Pistol WA60 Distinguished.....

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2019-09-10

ANNOUNCEMENT: WA1500 World Championships Opening Ceremony Rescheduled

ANNOUNCEMENT: The 2019 WA1500 World Championships Opening Ceremony has been rescheduled and will now be at 2pm AEST on Pistol Australia's Facebook page, Vimeo and YouTube.   .....

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2019-09-06

Name The New Pistol Australia Show

It is competition time again! This time Pistol Australia would like you to name our new weekly show, which livestreams on Facebook, Vimeo and the website every Wednesday night 7pm.  All detalis for the competition are below and we look forward to receiving your ideas!   .....

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2019-09-04

Technical Difficulty With Livestream On Website And Vimeo

We sincerely apologise for the livestream from the website and Vimeo not working. We encountered technical difficulties and we are not sure why it did not work. We will be working on the problem tomorrow to make sure it does not happen next week.  The show did go live on Facebook.  You can.....

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2019-09-04

Pistol Australia Show Live Tonight

Pistol Australia are proud to announce our new live stream show about all things pistol shooting. It will be live every Wednesday night 7pm, starting on the 4th September. You will be able to watch the show LIVE and FREE on Pistol Australia’s Facebook page, Vimeo channel and Website. Hosted by.....

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2019-08-27

2019 Australia Wide Air Pistol Postal Shoot

This competition will be run during September, October, November and December 2019. Firing dates will be on the 1st - 10th of each month. Scores will be published on the Pistol Australia website and social media pages at the end of each match. Competitors will receive points based on their.....

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2019-08-20

Father's Day Photo Competition

With Father’s Day fast approaching, Pistol Australia is looking for the best photo that represents the bond between dad and kids while participating in Pistol Shooting.  Prize: $100 cash To Enter:  Post your photo to either Facebook, Instagram or Twitter by 5pm Tuesday 27th Aug.....

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2019-08-19

2019 August Bulletin Released

Pistol Australia is pleased to release the August 2019 Bulletin. The version availablee on this web site is the electronic version. The print version will be distributed to all clubs in Australia next week. To download the bulletin click here: Pistol Australia-Bulletin AUG19 web   &nb.....

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2019-08-07

Coach Development Symposium - Adelaide

This weekend the Eastern Amateur Pistol Club will be hosting a Pistol Australia Coach Development Symposium. Over this 2 day event there will be presentations on shooting technique and current coaching methods by Pistol Australia's National Development Coach, Joseph Kapitanof, along with other local.....

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2019-07-22

Sergei Evglevski Lead UniRoos In Napoli

Victoria University student and 2018 Commonwealth Games shooting silver medallist Sergei Evglevski lead the Australian UniRoos into the opening ceremony at the Stadio San Paolo in Napoli recently as the team flagbearer. A surprised Evglevski was honoured to be chosen to carry the flag.....

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2019-07-16

ENTRY FORM - 2019 Metallic Silhouette Big Bore National Championships

The 2019 Metallic Silhouette Big Bore National Championships will be hosted by NSWAPA and conducted at the Narrabri Pistol Club, 20-22 September 2019. Click here to download the entry form: https://www.pistol.org.au/EventEntryForms.....

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2019-07-16

ENTRY FORM - 2019 Action Pistol National Championships

The 2019 Action Pistol National Championships will be hosted by PSQ and conducted at the Toowoomba Pistol Clubs, 24-26 October 2019. Click here to download the entry form: https://www.pistol.org.au/EventEntryForms  .....

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2019-06-03

2019 AGM Election Results

The 2019 Annual General Meeting of Pistol Australia was held at the weekend.   The result of the elections was:   President: Ray Andrews   1st Vice President: Stephen Fettell   2nd Vice President: David Dewsbury   Secretary: Spencer Tweedie   Treasurer: Kerr.....

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2019-05-26

Cherie Blake Crowned Women’s Champion

Cherie Blake crowned Women’s Champion at 2019 Bianchi Cup. Great result for outstanding Australian Athlete who continues to prove she is at the top of the world in her sport. Zeljko Cvetnic took out Top Revolver in a great return to the National Team, The Pistol Australia Team placed second to.....

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2019-05-15

The 2019 Australian National Action Pistol Team Departs For The USA

The 2019 Australian National Action Pistol team will depart Australia on 15th and 16th May 2019 for the annual Bianchi Cup in the USA.   The team consists of: Men: Mark Blake (VAPA), Zeljko Cvetnic (VAPA), Craig Ginger (NSWAPA), Nigel Gordon (PSQ); Women: Cherie Blake (VAPA); Team Manage.....

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2019-03-25

Notice Of 2019 Pistol Australia AGM

The 2019 Annual General Meeting of Pistol Australia Inc. will be conducted at the Vibe Hotel, Canberra Airport on Saturday 1st June 2019 commencing at 1100am. Please find attached the notice of AGM.   click here for the Notice of 2019 AGM.....

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2019-03-25

Change Of Venue - Big Bore National Championships

2019 Metallic Silhouette Big Bore National Championships - Note the venue has changed and the event will not now be held in Canberra. Once the alternative venue has been decided it will be announced on this web site......

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2019-03-14

Pistol Australia State And Territory Grant Program Announcement

Pistol Australia is pleased to announce a new initiative that will provide up to $22,000 incl GST of Pistol Australia funds for each State and Territory for Programs/Initiatives that meet the following criteria. The program has four funding categories: Category 1: Equipment - Grants up to $22,0.....

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2019-02-28

2019 Metallic Silhouette Small Bore And Field Pistol National Championships

The 2019 Metallic Silhouette Small Bore and Field Pistol National Championships will be hosted by PSQ and conducted at the Toogoolawah Pistol Club this weekend 1-3 March 2019. Events include the following:  Production, Revolver, Standing, Unlimited, FP – PS, FP - PAS Four Match .....

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2019-01-21

2020 NRA World Action Pistol Championships Awarded To Australia

Pistol Australia is pleased to advise the NRA have awarded 2020 NRA World Action Pistol Championships to Australia to be held at the Toowoomba Pistol Club, Queensland. The NRA public announcement and details of the competition can be found on the NRA web site at this link : https://competitions.....

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2018-12-19

Vale Clive Whelan

Pistol Australia is sad to advise of the passing of Clive Whelan. The sport has lost one of its great representatives and gentlemen. Clive was Vice President, Pistol Australia from 1988 to 1991 and was Chairman of the NRA Action Pistol Sub-Committee 1988, convened to recommend and overview the intro.....

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2018-12-19

2019 Pistol Australia Metallic Silhouette National Team

Pistol Australia is pleased to announce the 2019 Pistol Australia Metallic Silhouette National Team. Team Manager: Judy Harding Big Bore: Glen Anderson, Kim Emery and Mick Arden Small Bore: Glen Anderson, Scott Dawson and Kim Emery Field Pistol: – (The Metallic Silhouette Field Pistol team is .....

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2018-12-13

December 2018 Bulletin Now Available

The December 2018 Pistol Australia Bulletin is now availbale to download - follow this link - December 2018_web_version.pdf.....

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2018-11-29

ENTRY FORMS - 2019 ISSF/PA And Metallic Silhouette Small Bore/Field Pistol

Entry forms for 2019 ISSF/PA National Championships and the 2019 Metallic Silhouette Small Bore and Field Pistol National Championships  are now available on this web site - click here https://pistol.org.au/EventEntryForms  .....

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2018-11-15

2019 Pistol Australia Action Pistol National Team Announcement

Pistol Australia is pleased to advise that the 2019 Pistol Australia Action Pistol National Team is as follows (in alphabetical order) Men: Mark Blake (VAPA), Brett Foster (PSQ), Craig Ginger (NSWAPA), Nigel Gordon (PSQ) Women: Cherie Blake (VAPA) Team Manager: Nick Barnard (PNT) Pistol Australia co.....

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2018-11-01

2018 Action Pistol Nationals Results Now Available

The 2018 Action Pistol Nationals Results are now available on this web site - follow this link: https://pistol.org.au/2012-action-pistol-national-championships-results  .....

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2018-10-25

National Record At Action Pistol Championships

Day 2 (25 Oct 18) at the Pistol Australia Action Pistol National Championships saw Nigel Gordon (Queensland) set a new National record with a score of 1908 in the metallic sights division. The previous record was 1906 set at the Nationals in Perth 2011. The Championships are being conducted at the Y.....

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2018-10-25

VALE: Peter Schultz

The Pistol community is saddened to hear of the passing of Peter Shultz (15/10/1949 – 24/10/2018) Peter Shultz: Commenced shooting in 1982 Became a qualified coach in 1992 Qualified to become Safety Awareness Course Instructor in the mid 1990’s Re-accredited when the course became the F.....

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2018-10-24

Opening Ceremony Action Pistol National Championships

The Opening Ceremony for the 2018 Pistol Australia Action Pistol National Championships was held at the Yarra Pistol Club, Victoria today. The Championships run from today until Saturday. Pisture: L-R Ray Andrews (President PA), Clive Whelan & Bob Maddocks (President VAPA). Clive Whelan introduc.....

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2018-10-14

Dawn Fraser Presented With Pistol Badge

Dawn Fraser (Masters Games Ambassador} was presented by Ray Andrews, President Pistol Australia, with a PA 60th Nationals badge as a memento, after the Pistol medal ceremony......

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2018-10-14

Alice Springs Masters Games

Pistol shooting commenced this morning - Saturday 13 October 2018 - in the Alice Springs Masters Games. The first match was a special challenge  match for the women in 25 m Pistol women (Sport Pistol). L-R Gold Marg Cleland (VIC), Silver Deb Kiem (NSW), Bronze Betty Strawbridge (NT)  .....

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2018-10-09

Olivia Erickson Takes On The World

Today is the day Olivia Erickson takes on the world at the Youth Olympics! (2200 AEST) #pistolaustralia#shootingsport#teamAUS#youtholympics#buenosaires2018 pistolaustralia. -Good luck Olivia .....

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2018-10-03

September 2018 Bulletin

The September 2018 version of the Bulletin has now been published. Please click on Bulletin Magazine on the main menu at the top of the home page to view. .....

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2018-09-25

Chris Pitt Wins A Bronze Medal In P3 25m Pistol Mixed SH1 At The WSPS World Cup In Châteauroux

Australian Chris Pitt has won a  bronze medal in P3  25m Pistol Mixed SH1 at the WSPS World Cup in Châteauroux overnight ! Great shooting Chris! #TeamAUS ???????? Australian Paralympic TeamShooting Australia.....

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2018-09-17

Official Results For The 2018 32nd Metallic Silhouette 200m Big Bore National Championships

The official results for the 2018 32nd Metallic Silhouette 200m Big Bore National Championships held at Narrabri Pistol Club on 15th/16th September 2018 are now available at this link: https://pistol.org.au/result-metallic-silhouette  .....

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2018-09-12

2018 32nd Metallic Silhouette 200m Big Bore National Championships

Local member Kevin Humphries declaring the 2018 PA Big Bore M/S Nationals open. The 2018 32nd Metallic Silhouette 200m Big Bore National Championships will be held over three (3) days under Pistol Australia (IMSSU) Rules - Hosted by NSW Amateur Pistol Shooting Association Inc. and conducted by .....

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2018-09-04

National Development Coach Announcement

Pistol Australia is pleased to announce that Mr Joseph Kapitanof has been appointed as the jointly funded Pistol Australia/Shooting Australia National Development Coach. Joseph comes to the position with a background in coaching both elite and developing pistol athletes. He has been recognised outsi.....

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2018-09-03

Applications Open For 2019 National Team Managers

Applications are now open for Team Managers for the following 2019 Pistol Australia National Teams:           Action Pistol – Major Event: Bianchi Cup,  Columbia, Missouri, USA – May 2019           Metallic Silhouette – Major E.....

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2018-08-20

WA1500 Australian Team Results

The Australian team performed with excellence at the European Championships in Sweden culminating in the Father and Son team of Dean and Peter Brus winning the Teams Revolver Competition and placing second in the Teams Pistol Competition. For more pictures and stories please go to our Facebook page .....

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2018-08-16

WA1500 Australian Team In Sweden

The 2018 Pistol Australia WA1500 team commences competition today at the Open European Championship PPC1500 in Sankt Olof, Sweden. The team is: Chris Banfield (Tasmania) Peter Brus (NSW) Linda Jekel (WA) Marnie Jones (NSW) Lindsay Jones (Team Manager) Follow the teams results with daily updates.....

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2018-07-24

Australian Success At The 13th Metallic Silhouette World Championships

Pistol Australia would like to congratulate our Metallic Silhouette team of Glen Anderson, David Dewsbury, Kim Emery, Matt Sears and Judy Harding (Team Manager) who have brought home a haul of medals from from Finland at the 13th Metallic Silhouette World Championships. Well done Team Australia! Ful.....

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2018-07-18

2018 Junior Camp Canberra

Our junior athletes enjoyed their training camp in Canberra last week learning some new skills and refreshing old ones. Follow this link to see pictures posted by athletes during the camp. 2018 Junior Camp Photos Below is a repost from one of the athletes. Repost ?? @meganmagrath 2018.....

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2018-06-29

National Development Coach Vacancy

NOTE: REVISED CLOSING DATE WEDNESDAY 8TH AUGUST 2018. The National Development Coach will work closely with PA’s Club, Competition and Advanced level coaches to ensure that targeted ISSF athletes who are members of PA’s National Development Squad are appropriately challenged and supporte.....

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2018-06-20

Daniel Repacholi At Parliament House

So proud of our Australian shooting champions Laetisha Scanlan and Daniel Repacholi - winning gold at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and now addressing the Parliamentary Friends of Shooting - a bipartisan group of pollies supporting sports shooters across Australia ?.....

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2018-06-09

Commonwealth Games Athletes Honoured By PA

Pistol Australia's Commonwealth Games athletes who amassed 5 medals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games were honoured tonight at the 2018 ISSF Nationals in Brisbane with each member being presented with a plaque in recognition of their selection. The athletes are from left to right: Kerry Bell, 10m .....

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2018-06-08

2018-06-07

All Results ISSF Nationals Brisbane

Plesae click on the linkS below for the results from the 61st 2018 ISSF Pistol Australia National Championships held at Belmont Shooting Range, Brisbane from 7th to 10th June 2018. Please note Aggregates are at the end of the page: DAY 1: 25M Sport Women Individual Results 25m Sport Women Final 25m .....

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2018-05-23

Cherie Blake World Champion

Pistol Australia athlete Cherie Blake is Australia's newest World Champion winning the World Action Pistol World Championships in the USA. To top off a great event Anita Mackiewicz was runner up to give Australia a 1-2 result which also ensured the team were World Champions as well. This is a g.....

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2018-05-23

World Action Pistol Champions

The Australian Women's Action Pistol Team of Cherie Blake and Anita Mackiewicz (Pictured with the silver and bronze medallists) have won the Action Pistol World Championship held at in the USA. The Open Team and the Metallic Sight Team both won bronze medals to round out a great event for Australia......

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2018-05-22

New Air Pistol Grades For Women Released

The new Air Pistol Grades for Women as a result of the move to 60 shot matches have been released by Pistol Australia - please see the chart below:   Max Score Master A B C D               10m Air Pistol Women 600 570 550 525 480 <480    .....

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2018-05-21

Come And Try May - 10 Days To Go

The Come and Try May Program partnered with Shooting Australia and other Shooting National Bodies is currently underway around the country. Follow this link  Come and Try May.....

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2018-04-30

Elena Galiabovitch Claims Gold In ISSF World Cup In Korea

ISSF World Cup Rifle / Pistol / Shotgun · Changwon, KOR Final 25m Pistol Women Interview can be viewed at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Shu-rKdvUEg&feature=youtu.be Less than two weeks after taking silver at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Elena Galiabovitch of Australia took go.....

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2018-04-13

Silver Medal To Sergei Evgkevski With David Chapman Fourth In The 25m Rapid Pistol Final For Men

Silver Medal to Sergei Evgkevski with David Chapman fourth in the 25m Rapid Pistol Final for Men.....

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2018-04-11

Daniel Repacholi Wins Gold In The 50m Pistol For Men

Daniel Repacholi wins Gold in the 50m Pistol for Men at the Commonwelath Games in Brisbane - .....

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2018-04-10

Elena Galiabovitch Wins Commonwealth Games Silver Medal

Elena Galiabovitch has won the Commonwealth Games Silver Medal in the Women's 25m Pistol Final to add to her Bronze Medal on Sunday in the 10m Air Pistol - click here to see the final shots - #GC2018 #ShareTheDream pic.twitter.com/w3wwO9DH5W  .....

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2018-04-09

Kerry Bell Wins Commonwealth Games Silver Medal

- click on the link to watch the gold medal shot Kerry Bell shoots for Gold.....

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2018-04-09

Elena Galiabovitch Claims Commonwealth Games Bronze Medal

Story from the Courier Mail - APRIL 8 2018  Australian pistol shooter Elena Galiabovitch has claimed bronze in the women's 10m air pistol at the Commonwealth Games. The Melbourne-based doctor showed nerves of steel to snare Australia's first shooting medal at the Belmont complex in Brisb.....

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2018-04-03

Entry Forms For The 2018 ISSF National Championships Are Now Available On This Web Site

  Please click here to access entry forms for the 61st PA ISSF National Championships - https://pistol.org.au/EventEntryForms  .....

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2018-04-03

Ms. Danni Lu Joins Pistol Australia As Administration Officer

Pistol Australia is proud to announce the appointmnet of Ms. Danni Lu as Administration Officer. Danni will replace Tracy Creber who left PA in January this year. Danni has extensve financial and administration background and skills and will be an asset to the team at PA......

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2018-03-29

2019 National Team Selection Criteria Is Now On The Web Site

The 2019 National Team Selection Criteria is now on the web site at the following page: https://pistol.org.au/selection-criteria The page details the following information: 1. National Teams Policy 2. Nomination Form 3. Selection Policies.....

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2018-03-09

Results 61st Pistol Australia National Championships Held Perth March 2018

Results 61st Pistol Australia National Championships held Perth March 2018 2018 PA Nationals Full Results.....

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2018-03-06

Results 22nd Metallic Silhouette 100 M Small Bore And Field Pistol National Championships

Results 100m Rim Fire and Field Pistol National Championships held at the Inverell RSM Pistol Range, Delungra, NSW.....

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2018-03-04

Day Four Results - 2018 Pistol Australia National Championships

Service Pistol 25 Yard Individual Results Service Pistol 25 Yard Teams Results Service Unrestricted Individual Results Service Unrestricted Teams Results.....

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2018-03-03

Day Three Results And Presentation Ceremony Pictures - 2018 Pistol Australia National Championships

25M Black Powder Individual Results 25M Black Powder Teams Results Service Pistol Individual Results Service Pistol Team Results 25M Black Powder Top 10 Individual Presentation Ceremony 25M Black Powder Teams Presentation Ceremony Service Pistol Top 10 Individual Presentation Ceremony Service Pistol.....

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2018-03-03

Day Two Results And Presentation Ceremony Pictures - 2018 Pistol Australia National Championships

WA1500 Revolver Individual and Teams Results Day 2 and Presentation Ceremony Pictures. WA1500 Revolver Individual Results Day 2 WA1500 Revolver Teams Results Day 2 WA1500 Revolver Individual Presentation Ceremony WA1500 Revolver Teams Presentation Ceremony.....

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2018-03-01

Day One Results And Presentation Ceremony Pictures - 2018 Pistol Australia National Championships

Black Powder 50 M Individual Results Day 1 Black Powder 50 M Teams Results Day 1 WA1500 Pistol Individual Results Day 1 WA1500 Pistol Teams Results Day 1 Black Powder 50M Individual - Medal Winners and Top 10 - Presentation Ceremony Black Powder 50M Teams - Medal Winners - Presentation Ceremony WA15.....

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2018-03-01

61st Pistol Australia National Championships Opening Ceremony

The 2018 61st Pistol Australia National Championships started today with the Opening Ceremony at the Whiteman Park International Pistol Club in Perth, WA. The Championships were opened by the Hon Michele Roberts, WA Minister for Police and Road Safety. The attached picture is of the speakers at the .....

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2018-02-01

2018 Australian Commonwealth Games Shooting Team Announced

Pistol Australia congratulates the following pistol shooters who have been selected in the Australian Commonwealth Games team to compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Queensland. The team is: Men: 50m Pistol - Daniel Repacholi (NSW) and Bruce Quick (NSW) 10m Air Pistol - Daniel .....

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2018-01-22

Shooting Participation In The 2022 Commonwealth Games In Doubt

Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive David Grevemberg confirmed on Friday that shooting, classified as an optional sport, would not feature in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. The British city was chosen last December, replacing Durban in South Africa which was stri.....

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2018-01-17

Position Vacant - Administration Officer

Pistol Australia is looking for a part time (16 hours per week) Administration Officer for its Canberra Head Office.  The position requires a highly organised and detail-orientated individual to join our administrative team. This is solely an accounts and administration role, requiring som.....

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2017-12-14

CATHERINE FETTELL JOINS AOC EXECUTIVE

AOC MEDIA STATEMENT 14 December 2017 CATHERINE FETTELL JOINS AOC EXECUTIVE The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) today announced Catherine Fettell has been elected to the AOC Executive filling the casual vacancy left by Nicole Livingstone who stepped down in November.Fettell, President of Shooting .....

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2017-12-11

VALE ALEX TARANSKY

VALE ALEX TARANSKY 1941 - 2017 Pistol Australia is sad to advise of the passing of Alexander George Taransky (Alex) aged 76 years quietly in his sleep 7/8th December 2017.  Alex Taransky was a member of SARPA and PA from 1961 and coached many of our National and State elite shooters to Olympic .....

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2017-12-11

VALE ALEX EAGLE

VALE ALEX EAGLE 1940-2017 Pistol Australia is sad to advise of the recent passing of Alex Eagle aged 77 years. Alex was born in 1940 and was a tireless worker for the sport.  Over a long period of time Alex held many posts in VAPA, including the position of Executive Officer more than once. He .....

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2017-12-06

Entries Open For 2018 Pistol Australia Nationals And Metallic Silhouette Small Bore And Field Pistol National Championships

Entries are now open for the 61st Pistol Australia National Championships to be held in Western Australia and the 2018 Metallic Silhouette Small Bore and Field Pistol National Championships to be held in New South Wales. Entry forms and information are available on the events page on this web site :.....

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2017-12-05

December Australian Pistol Shooters Bulletin AVAILABLE NOW

  Get your copy of the December Australian Pistol Shooters Bulletin AVAILABLE NOW by clicking here. Make sure to stop and have a look through some of our past issues, with more being added shortly......

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2017-12-05

Pistol Australia Athletes Shine At Shooting Australia Awards Night

Pistol Australia athletes secured four of the eleven awards at the Shooting Australia Awards of Excellence function held at the newly developed Belmont Shooting Complex in Queensland on Sunday 3 December. Congratulations to: Sergei Evglevski Junior Pistol Athlete of the Year Chris Pitt Co-winner Par.....

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2017-11-13

Noel Harrod Appointed As Sport Administrator

Pistol Australia is pleased to announce that after a brief recruitment period, Noel Harrod, has been appointed to the position of Sport Administrator. Noel has over 20 years-experience in sport administration from the grass roots to the elite level. As a long-term Canberra resident, Noel moved from .....

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2017-10-19

Australian Shooting Participation Plan

After a long period of consultation, Shooting Australia in partnership with Pistol AUstralia and other Member Bodies presents the Whole of Sport Participation Plan!   CLICK HERE to downolad a copy and be sure to check out more information on the Shooting Australia Facebook page......

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2017-09-18

August Australian Pistol Shooters Bulletin AVAILABLE NOW

  Get your copy of the August Australian Pistol Shooters Bulletin AVAILABLE NOW by clicking here. Make sure to stop and have a look through some of our past issues, with more being added shortly......

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2017-09-05

Shooting Australia National Junior Championships

The National Junior Championship is a three day event that provides a free opportunity for young athletes from across the three Olympic Games disiplines to come together in the spirit of excellence and fun. National Junior Championships draft schedule National Junior Championships online regis.....

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2017-09-05

Shooting Australia Open

The SA Open will be the pinnacle event of the Australian sports shooting calendar. The media and community will be invited to attend what we envisage will be a celebration not only of the Shooting Australia Performance Series Champions but a festive celebration of the sport for ALL to attend. SA Op.....

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2017-08-21

Pistol Australia To Host 2019 WA1500 PPC World Championships

At the recent Annual General meeting of the WA1500 Association it was unanimously agreed that the 2019 PPC 1500 World Championships would be in Australia.   Such was the success of the presentation by PA, there has already been great interest shown from many countries that wish to attend. Thho.....

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2017-08-21

2017 WA1500 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

18/8: Light variable, cloudy to brilliant sunshine through the course of six shoots. The variable light and baffing appears to be dragging the groups up on the target. The cloud thickness appears to change and effect the sight picture. It's like a shimmer effect.    PA Team .....

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2017-08-09

NSW Grand Prix - August 2017

NSW Grand Prix - August 2017 Sydney International Shooting Centre in conjunction with NSW Smallbore & Air Rifle Association and NSW Amateur Pistol Association are proud to host the NSW Grand Prix. Experience the exhilaration of sports shooting at the Sydney International Shooting .....

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2017-02-13

The 2016 Shooting Australia Awards Of Excellence

The Shooting Australia Awards of Excellence function took place in Sydney on, Saturday 11 February. Hosted by Master of Ceremonies Annabelle William OAM the event acknowledges the past year’s achievements from our High Performance Athletes, Coaches and Volunteers, and sees the Ashley Adams Per.....

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2017-01-09

Office Availability

            The Pistol Australia office will be unattended from Wednesday to Friday throughout January. You can still contact PA staff on 02 6281 1303 or pistol@pistol.org.au during standard business hours for any enquiries......

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2016-12-31

Thank You

The Executive Committee, Management Committee and staff of Pistol Australia would like to wish all of our members and stakeholders a happy and safe holiday period. Undoubtedly, 2016 has been a big year for our sport and we are eagerly looking forward to continuing to grow in 2017. Thank you for your.....

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2016-09-29

Young Guns Deliver For Australia At Junior World Cup

Fourteen junior athletes represented Australia at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup  in Gabala, Azerbaijan earlier this month and delivered exceptional performances against the best junior shooting athletes in the World. Jack Wallace: Gold, Trap Junior Men Ser.....

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2016-09-20

Australian Young Guns On Fire Day 1 In Gabala

PHOTOS - 25m Standard Pistol Men Junior GABALA - SEPTEMBER 18: (L-R) Silver medalist Sergei EVGLEVSKI of Australia, Gold medalist Sambhaji ZANZAN PATIL of India and Bronze medalist Thomas James ASHMORE of Australia pose with their medals after the 25m Standard Pistol Men Junior Event at the Gabala .....

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2016-09-16

Tokyo Now The Target For Australia’s Shooting Paralympic Athletes

The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games commenced on the 7th of September and will close this Sunday the 18th. By the time competition concludes over 4000 athletes from more than 160 countries will have represented both their home nations and the core values of athletic competition in disciplines ranging from.....

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2016-09-12

Chris Pitt Comes Close In Rio

After being ranked in 24th position with a 274 in the precision section of the Mixed 25m Sport Pistol SH1 event at his first Olympic Games, Bundaberg pistol shooter, Chris Pitt proved his Aussie toughness and determination to came through with an amazing 292 in the Rapid Fire Stage. The perform.....

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2016-07-12

Australian Pistol Shooters Bulletin AVAILABLE NOW

The latest issue of the Australian Pistol Shooters Bulletin is available now   June (5.5 MB)   Previous issues of the Australian Pistol Shooters Bulletin will be available online shortly......

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2016-06-02

TFE Hotels Provides You With More Ways To Stay

TFE HOTELS and Pistol Australia have partnered to provide members with specially negotiated rates across all TFE Hotels in Australia, New Zealand and Europe. Last November saw the opening of Vibe Hotel Canberra Airport, the newest hotel in our portfolio. Vibe Hotel Canberra ushers in a new era in ho.....

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2016-05-17

Six Paralympic Shooters To Target Gold For Australia

Australia’s Paralympic shooters have pledged to dedicate their success in Rio to late five-time Paralympian Ashley Adams, after the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) today announced the six shooters heading to the Games this September.   London 2012 bronze medallist Natalie Smith.....

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2016-05-09

Success At Junior World Cup

Fifteen junior athletes represented Australia at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup held in Suhl, Germany over the past week. Against the best junior shooting athletes in the World we think their achievements speak for themselves: Jake Wallace, Samuel Bylsma and Ada.....

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2016-05-04

More Success At The ISSF Junior World Cup

Sergei Evglevski won the Silver medal in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl.   Sergei went into the final in equal 2nd place with a score of 577 and survived a bronze medal shoot off to claim the silver medal. The Gold medal was won by Oskar Miliwek (POL) and B.....

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2016-05-02

Shooting Australia Media Release – NextGen AUSComGames Squad

Ten Shooting athletes have been named today to the NextGen AUSComGames Squad. Jack Rossiter, Emma Adams, Victoria Rossiter, Bailey Groves, Sergei Evglevski, Sascha Kroopin, Mitchell Iles, Jack Wallace, Aislin Jones and Mitchell Bailey will receive support from the Australian Commonwealth Games Asso.....

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2016-05-02

Junior ISSF World Cup Day One Success

On day one of the Junior ISSF World Cup, Sergei Evglevski has won the Bronze medal in the Standard Pistol event with a score of 561 points. After Evglevski and French shooter, Clement Greffier finished with the same score, the Frenchman shot a 48 point series to claim the Silver medal over the Austr.....

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2016-04-11

Australian Olympic Shooting Team Selected Today In Sydney

SHOOTING: A host of young guns under the guidance of Olympic veterans will hit the range at the Rio 2016 Games, with 16 shooters announced on to the Australian Olympic Team at a selection event in Sydney on Friday.   SHOOTING: A host of young guns under the guidance of Olympic veterans will h.....

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2016-04-11

Shooting Australia Awards Of Excellence

2016 Shooting Australia Awards of Excellence The Shooting Australia Awards of Excellence function takes place in Sydney this evening, Friday 8 April. Not only will we be presenting the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games Shooting Team Nominees, we also introduce the Ashley Adams Perpetual Trophy .....

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2016-03-23

2016 ISSF PA National Championships Photos

  Click here to check out photos and videos from the 2016 ISSF/PA National Championships .....

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2016-03-20

2016 ISSF PA National Chamionships

  Keep up to date on the results of the 2016 ISSF/PA National Chapionships   Click here for the results and information   Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for regular updates  .....

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2016-03-08

Shooting Stars In Sydney

Big news out of the Final selection Event in Sydney: Paul Adams has gained an automatic nomination to the Australian Olympic Committee for his first Olympic Games. Paul led the field in Men’s Skeet with a magnificent 122 out of 125 and then held his nerve in the semi-final to advance to the Go.....

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2016-02-29

Shooting Stars Rise To The Top

 Australia’s best shooting athletes have risen to the top at the Australia Cup 1 Event conducted at Sydney International Shooting Centre, Cecil Park Sydney over the weekend. The event was a Rio selection event for pistol and rifle athletes as they try to book their ticket to the Rio Olymp.....

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2016-02-09

2015 Awards Of Excellence

Shooting Australia is calling for noninations for the 2015 Shooting Australia Awards of Excellence;  Volunteer of the Year Official of the Year Coach of the Year    Nominations must be sent to Pistol Australia with a finalist selected and the endorsed nomination forwarded to Sh.....

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2016-01-27

Australia Day Recognition For Ross Patching

Pistol Australia would like to congratulate WA1500 Match Director, Ross Patching for being recognised in the Australia Day Honours List. Ross was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for service to the community through social welfare initiatives, and to the sport of pistol shooting.   C.....

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2016-01-27

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

National Development Coach – Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Para-Shooting Shooting Australia is the peak body responsible for leading the growth, sustainability and success of target shooting sports in Australia. Aiming4Gold (A4G) is the name of Shooting Australia’s (SA) high performance progr.....

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2016-01-04

2016 ISSF PA National Championships Entry Form

Changes To Conditions For Juniors Competing In Future ISSF And PA National Championships To assist in the future development of juniors competing at Pistol Australia National Championships and best practice principals of participating at competitions of all levels, both domestically and internationa.....

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2015-12-18

Australian Pistol Shooters Bulletin

Due to the Australian Pistol Shooters Bulletin printer, Paragon Printers going into administration recently, Pistol Australia will be distributing the December issue online and through its social media platforms. Pistol Australia would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused by this unpredict.....

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2015-12-14

Office Holiday Closure

The Pistol Australia office will close on Friday, 18 December 2015 until Monday, 4 January 2016. During that time, you can still contact Pistol Australia on (02) 6281 1303 and leave a voice message which will be replied to in the new year. For all urgent issues, please email Pistol Australia Secreta.....

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2015-12-04

Aiming4Gold 2016 Squad Named

Shooting Australia today nominated the Aiming4Gold (A4G) squad for 2016. The squad of 48 includes 18 juniors under the age of 20.Shooting Australia’s High Performance Manager Tim Mahon said the nominations were of a high quality. “2015 was a consolidating year for Shooting Australia as w.....

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2015-12-03

Australia Completes Rio Quota Haul

Australia has powered through the Oceania Continental Championship in Sydney, collecting 14 out of 15 available quotas, bringing the total to 18, one more than the London Olympic Games. On the final day of the Oceanias, Keith Ferguson (Mentone, VIC) had his goal firmly set on winning the Men’s.....

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2015-12-02

Rossiter Headlines Second Last Day Of Oceanias

Australia posted some big wins across the second last day of the Oceania Championship in Sydney, including 18-year-old Jack Rossiter’s victory which took centre-stage. With an unshakeable focus, Rossiter (Onkaparinga Hills, SA) led the 10 Air Rifle group from start to finish, managing to hold.....

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2015-11-29

Aussies Dominate Championship With Four More Quotas

Australia has done it again, this time securing all four quotas on offer today at the Oceania Continental Championship in Sydney. Atlanta Games bronze medallist Adam Vella (Keilor, VIC) headlined the day’s events by claiming the Trap Men’s title and qualifying a Rio quota. The second qu.....

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2015-11-24

2016 Bianchi Cup Team Announced

Pistol Australia wishes to congratulate Andrew Penney (QLD), Anita Mackiewicz (VIC), Brett Foster (QLD), Cherie Blake (VIC), Craig Ginger (NSW), and Zelijko Cvetnic (VIC) on their selection in the 2016 Action Pistol Team to represent Pistol Australia at the 2016 Bianchi Cup in Columbia, USA from 25 .....

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2015-11-23

Australian Shooting Team Sets Sights On Rio

Australia’s shooting team will have its final chance to gain Olympic qualification spots this week as they compete in the Oceania Continental Championship at the Sydney International Shooting Centre at Cecil Park, in Sydney. Heading into this continental qualifying event, Australia has so far .....

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2015-11-18

2016 Team Managers

Pistol Australia would like to congratulate Geoff Horton (VIC), Judy Harding (QLD) and Martin O’Brien (NSW) on their selection as Team Managers for 2016 Pistol Australia Teams. Geoff Horton has been appointed as the Action Pistol Team Manager, replacing Bryan Blakey. The team will compete at t.....

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2015-11-09

Changes To Conditions For Juniors Competing In Future ISSF And PA National Championships

To assist in the future development of juniors competing at Pistol Australia National Championships and best practice principals of participating at competitions of all levels, both domestically and internationally, it has been decided for Juniors to compete in both the Junior and Senior matches tha.....

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2015-10-27

Register Your Club Today

Click here to register your club and receive coaching posters and information cards for your club.  .....

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2015-10-23

2015 Oceania Shooting Federation Continental Championship Team Nominations

  Oceania Shooting Federation's Continental Championship Sydney International Shooting Centre, Cecil Park NSW 26th November - 4th December 2015    SENIOR MEN    50M PISTOL 25M RAPID FIRE PISTOL 10M AIR PISTOL A REPACHOLI Daniel CHAPMAN David REPACHOLI .....

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2015-10-23

2015 Oceania Team Nominations

Oceania Shooting Federation's Continental Championship Sydney International Shooting Centre, Cecil Park NSW 26th November - 4th December 2015 PISTOL SENIOR MEN 50M PISTOL 25M RAPID FIRE PISTOL 10M AIR PISTOL 25M STANDARD FIRE 25M CENTRE FIRE A REPACHOLI Daniel CHAPMAN David REPACHOLI Da.....

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2015-10-16

Shooting Australia Junior Championships

SHOOTING AUSTRALIA JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS 4 – 6 DECEMBER 2015 Sydney International Shooting Centre (SISC) Lot 1 Elizabeth Drive CECIL PARK NSW 2178   There are three age groups and now 2 team categories. 12-16 17-20 21-25   Teams Events There must be at least 2 teams entered in e.....

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2015-09-30

Mackiewicz Crowned Women’s Champion At The 2015 Bianchi Cup

Anita Mackiewicz from Victoria was the Women’s Champion at this year’s (2015) Bianchi Cup with a score of 1916 – 166 X. Shooting a revolver, Anita broke her own long standing record from her 1998 Bianchi Cup win by two points. Dropping the four points on the Moving Target Event thi.....

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2015-08-17

Silver Lining At 2015 WA1500 PPC World Championships

Pistol Australia is very pleased to report that in the International Teams Pistol event the Australian Team of Davey Oates and Dean Brus won Silver. In the Revolver Teams event the Australian Team of Dean Brus and Peter Brus also won Silver and it was recognised that Dean and Peter were the first f.....

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2015-08-25

2015 WA1500 PPC World Championships In Sweden

Click here for results of the 2015 WA1500 PPC World Championships in Sweden.....

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2015-08-25

2015 European Metallic Silhouette Championships And World Cup In France

Click below for results of the European Metallic Silhouette Championships and World Cup in FranceEuropean Metallic Silhouette Championships and World Cup in France.....

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2015-07-02

2015 Pistol Australia National Coaching Seminar

Pistol Australia accredited coaches, aspiring coaches and members interested in hearing from the experts are invited to register for attendance at the seminar.  Venue: Australian Institute of Sport Leverer Crescent, BRUCE ACT Dates: Saturday, 17 & Sunday, 18 October 2015 Seminar topics and.....

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2015-06-30

High School Student Yauhlevski Bags Debut International Bronze

Tuesday 30 June 2015 17-year-old Siarhei Yauhlevski (Berwick, VIC) has displayed remarkable talent by winning the bronze medal in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol, at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior Cup, in Suhl, Germany, overnight. The Berwick High School student qualified for the f.....

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