Formerly known as Sport Pistol, 25m Pistol women’s event was introduced in the 1960s. Internationally, 25m Pistol is only shot up to, and including the Olympics by women, and up to and including the Paralympics by men and women, and by juniors at the World Championships. In Australia the event is also shot by men at many clubs and state competitions. The pistol used in this event must have a barrel no longer than 150mm and a trigger no lighter than 1000g and must use .22LR ammunition only.
25m Pistol is a 60 shot match.
25m Pistol has the exact same course of fire as the competition Centrefire Pistol, except the competitor uses a .22 rimfire pistol.
25m Pistol combines both precision and rapid-fire, in two stages, each of 30 shots
Course of fire:
Number of shots/time: 30 shots, in six series of 5 shots, each series is 5 minutes and shot on a Precision target.
After all competitors have completed the Precision Stage, they then fire the Rapid Fire Stage on a Rapid Fire target.
Rapid Fire Stage
Number of shots/time: 30 shots, in six series of 5 shots.
Each series consists of 5 exposures of the target, each exposure is for 3 seconds; the shooter fires one shot per exposure.