10m Air Pistol

10M Air Pistol

10m Air pistol are ISSF events shot by both men and women, at all levels of competition up to and including the Olympics and Paralympics.

Target: 10 ring of 11.5 mm diameter, each ring increases by 16 mm

Distance: 10 m

Calibre: .177”, 4.5 mm air pistol – compressed air or gas

Minimum trigger pull: 500 g

Number of shots/time: 60 shots for Men & Junior Men in 90 min (75 min on electronic targets)

60 shots for Women & Junior Women in 60 minutes (75 min on electronic targets)

The 10m Air Pistol events, and the 50m Pistol event are arguably the most mentally demanding events.

The top 8 women contestants, and the 8 top men contestants having the highest scores progress on to the Men’s and the Women’s finals, which consists of 20 shots with a shooter eliminated after the eighth shot and after each subsequent 2 shots.

10M Air Pistol Paper Target
SIUS Electronic Target used at MISC