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