The Presidium of the European Shooting Confederation (ESC) took a look at the repercussions of the choice by Organizing Committee of the 2021 European Champion 10m Air Rifle/Air Handgun in Lohja, Finland, not to hold the competitors with 6 quota locations for Tokyo 2020 and took the following choices:
1. To hold the 2021 European Champion 10m Air Rifle/Air Handgun in Might 2021 in Osijek, Croatia, together with the 2021 European Champion 25/50/300m/ Shotgun as one European Champion.
2. To deal with the ISSF with a demand to collaborate with the International Olympic Committee the proper modifications in the” CREDENTIALS SYSTEM– VIDEO GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD– TOKYO 2020″ provided in May 2020.
The ISSF supports the choices of the ESC Presidium and is really pleased that the Croatian Shooting Federation wants to arrange the 2021 European Champion 10m approving the professional athletes the possibility to contend at top-level in this Olympic shooting discipline. We likewise hope that by the end of spring 2021 the scenario will enable professional athletes from all European countries to participate in the Olympic credentials. This technique finest represents the concept of making quota put on the Field of Play.
For That Reason, the ISSF asked for the IOC to make proper changes to the file “CREDENTIALS SYSTEM– VIDEO GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD– TOKYO 2020” as provided on 26 May 2020.