ISSF Olympic skeet

Variant of skeet shooting, and the specific variant used in the Olympic Games.

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Skeet shooting

Recreational and competitive activity where participants, using shotguns, attempt to break clay targets mechanically flung into the air from two fixed stations at high speed from a variety of angles.

Aerial view of a skeet shooting range in Cuxhaven, Wilhelmshaven, Germany
Illustration of skeet game
Skeet shooting, Fort Stewart's Skeet Range

There are several types of skeet, including one with Olympic status (often called Olympic skeet or international skeet) and many with only national recognition.

Zhang Shan

Chinese sports shooter and Olympic champion.

From the final Shoot-Off at the men's skeet competition during the 2008 Summer Olympics.

She won the gold medal in the Olympic Skeet Shooting event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.


City on the southern coast of Cyprus and capital of the district with the same name.

Ancient Amathus
Kourion Greco-Roman theatre.
Tigranes the Great and the Four Kings
View of Kolossi Castle built in 1210 by the Frankish military.
The Limassol Medieval Castle was rebuilt in 1590 by the Ottomans.
Limassol old town with British colonial architecture
Angela Merkel and Nicos Anastasiades attending the EPP summit in Limassol in 2013
Limassol Armenian school
Limassol Marina
Cranes in Limassol Harbour.
Columbia Plaza in the old city centre
Fasouri Watermania, Cyprus' biggest waterpark
Ayia Napa Church
Limassol castle
View from the coastal front.
The medieval (Crusader) castle.
Tour during Limassol Wine Festival
The Cypriot Carnival Festival in Limassol
Limassol Nightlife, October 2020
Spyros Kyprianou Athletic Center
Skatepark in Molos area

George Achilleos, Athlete (Shooting - Olympian, former World titlist and World No.1 in Skeet)

Shooting at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's skeet

Emblem of the 2004 Summer Olympics

The men's skeet shooting competition at the 2004 Summer Olympics was held on August 21 and 22 at the Markópoulo Olympic Shooting Centre near Athens, Greece.

World and Olympic records set at the 2004 Summer Olympics

A number of new world records and Olympic records were set in various events at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

Emblem of the 2004 Summer Olympics

Men's Skeet (Qualification): Finland's Marko Kemppainen, 125 hits (tied record)

Kim Rhode

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Kimberly Susan Rhode (born July 16, 1979) is an American double trap and skeet shooter.

Clay pigeon shooting

Shooting sport involving shooting a firearm at special flying targets known as clay pigeons, or clay targets.

Clay pigeon shooting at a professional level – 2000 Summer Olympics
Clay pigeon shooting at a country fair, England
Double Olympic gold medalist Vincent Hancock of the United States Army Marksmanship Unit taking part in a skeet shooting event
Clay pigeons in an automatic thrower
A laser clay shooting gun at a laser clay shooting range.
Laser Clay Launcher/Trap

The main disciplines in this group are English skeet, Olympic skeet and American (NSSA) skeet.

Shooting at the Summer Olympics

Shooting sports have been included at every Summer Olympic Games since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics except at the 1904 and 1928 games.

Two women won medals in mixed events: Margaret Murdock, silver in Rifle 3 positions (1976) and Zhang Shan, gold in Skeet (1992).

Lauryn Mark

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Lauryn Annyn Mark (née Ogilvie, born April 15, 1980, in Los Gatos, California, USA ) is an American Australian Olympic Women's Skeet shooter.

ISSF World Shooting Championships

The ISSF World Shooting Championships are governed by the International Shooting Sport Federation.

Immediately after World War II, 300 metre standard rifle (with more strict rules than 300 metre rifle but less than 300 metre army rifle) was added along with 25 metre center-fire pistol and skeet.