Pistol Australia is the premier target pistol shooting association in Australia with the sole right to field target pistol shooting teams to represent Australia at the Commonwealth Games, Olympic Games, World Cups, World Championships, Paralymic Championships and other international target pistol shooting competitions including World Association 1500 (WA1500), National Rifle Association (NRA) of America and International Metallic Silhouette Shooting Union (IMSSU) World Cups and World Championships.
Through its affiliation with Australian International Shooting Ltd (AISL), PA is affiliated with the Australian Sports Commission (ASC), the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), Australian Olympic Games Committee, Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA), Commonwealth Shooting Federation (CSF), Oceania Shooting Federation (OSF) and the International Metallic Silhouette Shooting Union (IMSSU). PA is directly affiliated to the World Association 1500.
Through this network and its well-developed infrastructure, PA is well placed and staunchly committed to the ongoing success of target pistol shooting in Australia and to the training and development of its athletes, coaches and range officials alike. If you are interested in finding out about the sport and joining us in this family friendly sport, click on the About menu at the top of the page, then the Pistol Australia tab and the Join Us tab to find out how. Welcome and hope to see you on the range!
Pistol Australia members selected in 2014 Commonwealth Games Pistol Team include Daniel Repacholi (NSW), Men's 50m Pistol & 10m Air Pistol - Bruce Quick (VIC), Men's 50m Pistol & 25m Rapid Fire Pistol - Blake Blackburn (NSW), Men's 10m Air Pistol - David Chapman (SA), Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol - Lalita Yauhleuskaya (VIC), Women's 25m Pistol & 10 Air Pistol - Emily Esposito (NSW), Women's 10m Air Pistol and - Hayley Chapman (NSW), Women's 25m Pistol.
Congratulations to Daniel Repacholi on achieving success in both his events winning the gold medal in Men's 10m Air Pistol and the bronze medal in 50m Pistol. Also to David Chapman taking out the gold medal in 25m Rapid Fire and Lalita Yauhleuskaya on securing the bronze medal in 25m Pistol. Click here for further coverage.
The 2014 Australian Metallic Silhouette Team includes Kim Emery (ACT), Bruce Dunbar (NSW), Iain Yule (NSW), David Dewsbury (NSW) and Scott Dawson (QLD) with Judy Harding as Team Manager. The team is currently competing in the 2014 IMSSU World Championships in Ludvikovice, Czech Republic.
This may well be the most successful Australian team to compete at this biennial competition with Kim Emery crowned World Champion in Small Bore Revolver and Scott Dawson, placing third in Big Bore Production, Big Bore Unlimited and Big Bore Four Match Aggregate. In Big Bore Teams, Kim Emery, Scott Dawson and David Dewsbury took first place honours and in Small Bore Teams, Iain Yule, Bruce Dunbar and Kim Emery also come away with a first place win . Still more honours with Australia placing second in Field Pistol Teams and third in the Handgun Standing Teams Aggregate. They've all made Australia proud. Congratulations and well done!
Bundaberg athlete Chris Pitt has finished his International Paralympic Committee World Championship campaign placing eleventh in the 25m Pistol Mixed event in Suhl, Germany. Relatively new to pistol shooting, Chris showed great potential for the future by recording a strong qualifying score of 560, only two points shy of securing a berth in the eight person final.
The Summer Youth Olympic Games will be held in Nanjing, China, 16 - 28 August 2014. Four young Australians will proudly represent the country at the competition including Pistol Australia members Elise Downing (QLD) and Christopher Summerell (NSW). Click here for full details.
The 2014 WA1500 Match Team including Dean Brus and David Oates represented Australia at the German PPC 1500, 14 - 17 August 2014. The team was accompanied by Martin O'Brien as Team Manager. Click here for results.
Calendar - ACT (8 KB)
Calendar - NSW (93 KB)
Calendar - NT (176 KB)
Calendar - QLD (350 KB)
Calendar - SA (123 KB)
Calendar - TAS (25 KB)
Calendar - VIC (65 KB)
Calendar - WA (17 KB)
19 - 21 Sept 2014
Big Bore National Championships - Narrabri, NSW
20 - 25 Oct 2014
Action Pistol National Championships -
St Ives, NSW
6 - 8 Mar 2015
SB and FP National Championships - Toogoolawah, QLD
27 Mar - 5 Apr 2015
ISSF / PA National Championships - Adelaide, SA
National championships results can be accessed from the ‘Results’ tab located on the menu bar across the top of the page.