While the pandemic delay provided extra practice time for the U.S. Olympic Shotgun Team, in July they will finally compete on the world stage at the Tokyo Olympics.
In 1910, the National Matches rules specified for rifles to be used as issued by the Ordnance Department without alteration or modification of any kind. An effort was made to form the regulations so that teams could have sufficient latitude to develop their own particular style of marksmanship and at the same time not disfigure the gun.
IOC officials and Tokyo organizers are at odds over who will pay the bill for additional expenses involved with postponing the Games.
Tokyo Olympics organizers and the IOC have been forced to cut hospitality extras and other amenities out of next year's postponed Games.
The postponement could cost a staggering $6 billion. Both the Japanese Government and the IOC would share the bill.
Tokyo Olympics Organizers announce new dates for 2021 Summer Games.
Here’s a look at some major competitive shooting events around the world that have been affected by the new coronavirus (Covid-19). Shooting Sports USA has compiled an ongoing list of major matches that have been postponed or canceled due to the outbreak.2020 CMP Rifle, Pistol Championships Canceled