- 2008 ISSF World Cup
The 2008 ISSF World Cup is the twenty-third annual edition of the
ISSF World Cupin the Olympic shooting events, governed by the International Shooting Sport Federation. Four qualification competitions are held in each event, spanning from March to June, and the best shooters will qualify for the ISSF World Cup Final, which will be carried out in September in Minsk, Belarusfor the shotgun events, and in November in Bangkok, Thailandfor the other events. Apart from those who qualify through the 2008 World Cup competitions, the defending champions and all medalists from the 2008 Summer Olympicswill also be invited to the final. The host country may also participate with at least two shooters regardless of qualification. [ [http://www.issf-shooting.org/championships/wcf.asp Qualification rules] and [http://www.issf-shooting.org/update/wcfquali.asp current standings] at the ISSF website]
Following the tradition of previous Olympic years, one of the qualification competitions was held as a pre-Olympic test event at the
Beijing Shooting Range Halland the Beijing Shooting Range Clay Target Field, the upcoming venues for shooting at the 2008 Summer Olympics. As qualification for the Olympics was concluded with the 2007 season, no quota places are at stake during the 2008 World Cup.
Men's shotgun events
Women's shotgun events
50 metre rifle three positionsand 10 metre air rifle
25 metre pistoland 10 metre air pistol
Shooting at the 2008 Summer Olympics
* [http://www.issf-shooting.org/update/calendar.asp ISSF calendar for 2008]
* [http://www.issf.tv/ Full results at ISSF TV]
* [http://results.suis.com/ Live results for rifle and pistol at Sius]
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