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Shooting events combine skill, accuracy, concentration and speed, and the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Shooting program will be conducted according to the rules of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF).

The Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Shooting program includes the following disciplines:

Clay Target

Twelve gold medals are on offer in the eight days of competition the Clay Target competition at the Melbourne Gun Club in Lilydale.

The competition consists of a qualification and a final round, with the score in the final round added to the competitor's score in the qualification rounds to determine the winner.

Competition Format
Event Men Women Pairs Men Pairs Women
Trap
Skeet
Double Trap

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Pistol

A total of 14 gold medals will be presented across nine days of Pistol events at the Melbourne International Shooting Club.

The competition consists of a qualification and a final round, with the score in the final round added to the competitor's score in the qualification rounds to determine the winner.

Competition Format
Event Men Women Pairs Men Pairs Women
10m Air Pistol
25m Rapid Fire Pistol
25m Pistol
25m Centre Fire Pistol
25m Standard Pistol
50m Pistol

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Small Bore and Air Rifle

Twelve gold medals will be awarded to shooters in the Small Bore and Air Rifle competition over the eight days of competition at the Melbourne International Shooting Club.

The competition will be run in the same format as the Clay Target and Pistol events.

Competition Format
Event Men Women Pairs Men Pairs Women
10m Air Rifle
50m Rifle 3 Position
50m Rifle Prone

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Full Bore Rifle

Two gold medals will be offered in three days of competition at the Wellsford Rifle Range in Bendigo.

The Full Bore Rifle competition does not include any qualifying rounds. The firing distances for this event are between 300 and 1,000 yards and competitors will shoot once per stage.

Competition Format
Event Open Competition
Singles Male and Female Competitors
Pairs Male and Female Competitors

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For further information please visit the following sites:

  • International Shooting Sport Federation.
  • Australian Clay Target Association.
  • National Rifle Association of Australia.
  • Victorian Rifle Association.
  • Pistol Australia.
  • Victorian Amateur Pistol Association.
  • Target Rifle Victoria.

Medal Table

Shooting
Country Gold Medal Tally
Gold
Silver Medal Tally
Silver
Bronze Medal Tally
Bronze
India flag India 16 7 4
Australia flag Australia 9 8 6
England flag England 6 8 5
Cyprus flag Cyprus 3 1 0
Scotland flag Scotland 2 1 0


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