Shooting Qualification

Qualification Summary

Each National Olympic Committee can enter a maximum of 30 athletes (15 men and 15 women) with a maximum of two athletes per individual event and two teams of two athletes in the mixed team events. As hosts, Japan will be given one quota in each individual event to compete should they fail to qualify while 24 quotas (12 men and 12 women), two in each individual event will be decided by the Tripartite Commission. The remaining quotas will be decided through various events, specifically, the 2018 World Championships, the 2019 World Cup events, the continental games and championships and the Olympic World Ranking List released on April 30th 2020. Additionally, all selected athletes must have reached the minimum qualification score (MQS) in the event they will compete in at an approved competition. Athletes may also compete as double starters in other events provided that they reach the MQS and do not exceed their nation’s maximum quota per event

Qualified Nations

Qualification events are listed in hierarchical order.

Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
2018 World Championships 4 China
Norway
Poland
United States
2018 Championship of the Americas 1 United States
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 1 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 2 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 3 2
2019 European Games 1
2019 Pan American Games 2
2019 European 25m/50m Championships 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 4 2
2019 African Championships 1
2019 Asian Championships 3
2019 Oceania Championships 2
2020 Rifle/Pistol European Qualifying Tournament 1
Olympic World Ranking List 1
Tripartite Invitation 2
Host Nation 1 Japan
Double Starters

Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
2018 World Championships 4 Croatia
Germany
Great Britain
Russia
2018 Championship of the Americas 1 United States
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 1 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 2 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 3 2
2019 European Games 1
2019 Pan American Games 2
2019 European 25m/50m Championships 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 4 2
2019 African Championships 1
2019 Asian Championships 3
2019 Oceania Championships 2
2020 Rifle/Pistol European Qualifying Tournament 1
Olympic World Ranking List 1
Tripartite Invitation 2
Host Nation 1 Japan
Double Starters

Men’s 10m Air Rifle

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
2018 World Championships 4 China
Croatia
Croatia
Russia
2018 Championship of the Americas 1 United States
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 1 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 2 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 3 2
2019 European Games 1
2019 Pan American Games 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 4 2
2019 African Championships 1
2019 Asian Championships 3
2019 Oceania Championships 1
2020 European 10m Championships 2
2020 Rifle/Pistol European Qualifying Tournament 2
Olympic World Ranking List 1
Tripartite Invitation 2
Host Nation 1 Japan
Double Starters

Women’s 10m Air Rifle

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
2018 World Championships 4 India
India
South Korea
South Korea
2018 Championship of the Americas 1 United States
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 1 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 2 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 3 2
2019 European Games 1
2019 Pan American Games 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 4 2
2019 African Championships 1
2019 Asian Championships 3
2019 Oceania Championships 1
2020 European 10m Championships 2
2020 Rifle/Pistol European Qualifying Tournament 2
Olympic World Ranking List 1
Tripartite Invitation 2
Host Nation 1 Japan
Double Starters

Mixed Team 10m Air Rifle

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
2018 World Championships 2 China
Russia
Eligible to Compete Japan
United States

Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
2018 World Championships 4 China
China
France
Russia
2018 Championship of the Americas 1 Cuba
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 1 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 2 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 3 2
2019 European Games 1
2019 Pan American Games 2
2019 European 25m/50m Championships 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 4 2
2019 African Championships 1
2019 Asian Championships 4
2019 Oceania Championships 1
2020 Rifle/Pistol European Qualifying Tournament 1
Olympic World Ranking List 1
Tripartite Invitation 2
Host Nation 1 Japan
Double Starters

Women’s 25m Pistol

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
2018 World Championships 4 Chinese Taipei
Germany
Russia
Ukraine
2018 Championship of the Americas 1 United States
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 1 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 2 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 3 2
2019 European Games 1
2019 Pan American Games 2
2019 European 25m/50m Championships 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 4 2
2019 African Championships 1
2019 Asian Championships 4
2019 Oceania Championships 1
2020 Rifle/Pistol European Qualifying Tournament 1
Olympic World Ranking List 1
Tripartite Invitation 2
Host Nation 1 Japan
Double Starters

Men’s 10m Air Pistol

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
2018 World Championships 4 Russia
South Korea
South Korea
Ukraine
2018 Championship of the Americas 1 United States
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 1 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 2 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 3 2
2019 European Games 1
2019 Pan American Games 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 4 2
2019 African Championships 2
2019 Asian Championships 3
2019 Oceania Championships 1
2020 European 10m Championships 2
2020 Rifle/Pistol European Qualifying Tournament 1
Olympic World Ranking List 1
Tripartite Invitation 2
Host Nation 1 Japan
Double Starters

Women’s 10m Air Pistol

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
2018 World Championships 4 China
Greece
Serbia
South Korea
2018 Championship of the Americas 1 Canada
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 1 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 2 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 3 2
2019 European Games 1
2019 Pan American Games 2
2019 Rifle/Pistol World Cup 4 2
2019 African Championships 2
2019 Asian Championships 3
2019 Oceania Championships 1
2020 European 10m Championships 2
2020 Rifle/Pistol European Qualifying Tournament 1
Olympic World Ranking List 1
Tripartite Invitation 2
Host Nation 1 Japan
Double Starters

Mixed Team 10m Air Pistol

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
2018 World Championships 2 China
Russia
Eligible to Compete Japan
South Korea

Men’s Trap

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
2018 World Championships 4 Australia
Kuwait
Slovakia
Spain
2018 Championship of the Americas 2 Mexico
Peru
2019 Shotgun World Cup 1 2
2019 Shotgun World Cup 2 2
2019 Shotgun World Cup 3 2
2019 European Games 1
2019 Pan American Games 2
2019 Shotgun World Cup 4 2
2019 African Championships 1
2019 European Shotgun Championships 2
2019 Asian Championships 3
2019 Oceania Championships 1
2020 Shotgun European Qualifying Tournament 1
Olympic World Ranking List 1
Tripartite Invitation 2
Host Nation 1 Japan
Double Starters

Women’s Trap

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
2018 World Championships 4 Australia
China
Italy
Slovakia
2018 Championship of the Americas 2 Guatemala
United States
2019 Shotgun World Cup 1 2
2019 Shotgun World Cup 2 2
2019 Shotgun World Cup 3 2
2019 European Games 1
2019 Pan American Games 2
2019 Shotgun World Cup 4 2
2019 African Championships 1
2019 European Shotgun Championships 2
2019 Asian Championships 3
2019 Oceania Championships 1
2020 Shotgun European Qualifying Tournament 1
Olympic World Ranking List 1
Tripartite Invitation 2
Host Nation 1 Japan
Double Starters

Mixed Team Trap

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
2018 World Championships 2 Russia
Slovakia
Eligible to Compete Australia
Japan
Slovakia

Men’s Skeet

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
2018 World Championships 4 France
Italy
Norway
United States
2018 Championship of the Americas 1 United States
2019 Shotgun World Cup 1 2
2019 Shotgun World Cup 2 2
2019 Shotgun World Cup 3 2
2019 European Games 1
2019 Pan American Games 2
2019 Shotgun World Cup 4 2
2019 African Championships 1
2019 European Shotgun Championships 2
2019 Asian Championships 3
2019 Oceania Championships 1
2020 Shotgun European Qualifying Tournament 2
Olympic World Ranking List 1
Tripartite Invitation 2
Host Nation 1 Japan
Double Starters

Women’s Skeet

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
2018 World Championships 4 Russia
Slovakia
United States
United States
2018 Championship of the Americas 1 Chile
2019 Shotgun World Cup 1 2
2019 Shotgun World Cup 2 2
2019 Shotgun World Cup 3 2
2019 European Games 1
2019 Pan American Games 2
2019 Shotgun World Cup 4 2
2019 African Championships 1
2019 European Shotgun Championships 2
2019 Asian Championships 3
2019 Oceania Championships 1
2020 Shotgun European Qualifying Tournament 2
Olympic World Ranking List 1
Tripartite Invitation 2
Host Nation 1 Japan
Double Starters