On the morning of May 10, 2019, the 7th CISM World Games (hereinafter referred to as the CISM WG) Shooting Test Event and 2019 National Shooting Championship in Mid-South Coordinated Region opened in the newly-built shooting venue for the CISM WG in Caidian District.
14 teams from all over the country participated in this event that would last 5 days from May 10 to 14. There were over 30 sports programs, including Women's 10m Air Rifle, Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol, Men's 50m Rifle Three Position (Standing Position, Kneeling Position and Prone Position); Men’s 50m Pistol, Women’s 10m Air Rifle Final, Men’s and Women's Trap Shooting (75 targets). There would be 800 participants, including 423 team leaders, coaches and athletes, 73 referees, and 200 to 300 staff members and volunteers.
Shooting is the largest event of the CISM WG, with 10% athletes to participate in. It’s learnt that the newly-built shooting venue covers a floor area of 52,000 square meters with 3 competition venues and a sitting capacity of 2,780. Of that, the shooting venue in the basement is for 10m shooting; on the ground for 25m shooting and on the second floor for 50m shooting. Caidian National Defense Park Shooting Venue becomes the first professional shooting venue in Wuhan. The venue will open to the public for hosting sports events, experiencing national defense, training of shooting clubs and shooting schools after the CISM WG. 【By WU JIE】