Welcome to Sportstar‘s coverage of the shooting events on Day 5 of Tokyo 2020. This is Santadeep Dey taking you through all the action as it unfurls at the Asaka Shooting Range.
Stay tuned! The live coverage is set to begin at 9 AM local time (5:30 AM IST).
MIXED TEAM EVENTS (RIFLE/PISTOL) – TOKYO 2020 RULES
The two mixed team events (rifle/pistol) are making a debut in the Olympics today.
Since we haven’t had any instances of these events having happened earlier, let me take you through the rules and regulations.
We will have two stages in each competition – first the qualification round, which has been broken up into two parts, followed by a bronze decider and a gold/silver-deciding final.
The scoring system will be similar to the individual events: we will have a full ring with inner-10s for pistol and the International Shooting Sport Federation’s (ISSF) decimal…