As a result of Covid-19 pandemic many nationwide and worldwide capturing sport occasions couldn’t happen in 2020, together with the ISSF World Cups in New-Delhi, Munich and Baku in addition to the Junior World Championship in Suhl and the Olympic Video games in Tokyo.
Contemplating the various cancelled competitions in 2020 and the few alternatives to participate in capturing competitions in these occasions, in coordination with the Organizers of the 2 upcoming ISSF Championships a choice has been taken to not apply the limitation for the utmost variety of collaborating athletes from every nation for the ISSF Grand Prix Shotgun to be held from 28 January to six February 2021 at Rabat, Morocco, and for the ISSF World Cup Shotgun to be held from 22 February to five March 2021 at Cairo, Egypt.
The aim of this exception is to supply extra athletes the chance for participating in a high-level competitors to start with of the brand new season. Please observe that this exception solely applies to the utmost variety of 5 athletes as laid down in Article 7.5.four ISSF Common Laws, however that aside from this Article 7.5.four stays unaffected (see the next daring marked necessities of Article 7.5.four ISSF Common Laws):
“Within the different ISSF Championships every nation can enter a most of 5 (5) athletes in particular person occasions however solely three (3) of them may be registered to compete within the Closing for the medals. The opposite two (2) can solely compete for the rating factors.”
Therefore, for instance, if a nation enters seven (7) athletes into the ISSF Grand Prix in Morocco or the ISSF World Cup in Egypt, solely three (3) of those athletes may be registered to compete within the Closing for medals, two (2) different athletes may be registered to compete for the 2021 World Rating factors and the remaining two (2) can solely participate within the Qualification with out incomes rating factors. The respective participation standing (medals, rating factors, no rating factors) must be clearly indicated along with the registration of the athlete.
Additional, if a nation enters greater than two (2) Blended Groups or than one (1) Workforce into the ISSF Championships in Rabat and Cairo, it additionally must be clearly indicated on the registration which two (2) Blended Groups or one (1) Workforce shall compete for medals. The additional Blended Groups and Groups can participate in Qualification solely.