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Bangkok & Chonburi Province 2021

Shooting
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Shooting

Shooting

Shooting is the act or process of firing rifles, shotguns or other projectile weapons such as bows or crossbows.

Marksmanship has inspired competition by hitting targets and testing accuracy. International shooting events then evolved and many variations of the sport emerged.

Shooting was first incorporated into the Asian Games in 1954.

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  • Shooting

Shooting as a sport developed as a hunting sport and the earliest shooting clubs recorded in central Europe in the 15th century. The rules and competition structure of modern shooting were developed in Europe and the USA, spreading worldwide in the late 19th century.

Today, top ‘marksmen’ and women come from a wide range of countries - every continent is represented at the Olympic Games.

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