Baku to host European Shooting Championship and Buenos Aires 2018 YOG qualifiers

Baku will host European Shooting Championship 2017 and Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) qualifying round.

European Shooting Championship 2017 will be organized by Azerbaijan Shooting Federation and the Youth and Sports Ministry from July 21 to August 4.

The tournament will bring together about a thousand athletes from 43 countries and in general 1500 participants, as well as official guests.

Athletes will contest 79 sets of medals in 10m, 25m, 50m rifle and pistol events at the tournament.

The opening ceremony of the tournament will be held on July 22.