Shooting competitors use air pistols and rifles to fire a series of shots at a stationary, electronic target. Shooting categories are: air pistol, air rifle (standing), and air rifle (prone), all at a distance of 10 meters.
Athletes compete in different classification categories based on functional abilities, including impaired muscle power/range of movement, limb deficiency and visual impairment.
Visually impaired shooters will compete in a separate classification than sighted shooters. VI shooters use electronic shooting. Adaptation: the air rifle is fitted with a special scope, which resembles a normal telescopic scope. The scope contains electronics that converts the amount of light it receives into a varying pitch tone.
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Flyer - A shot that lands far outside of the target.
Deep Ten - A shot that scores a 10.7 or better.
Drop - Identifies when a shot is low.
There are 10 rings in the target and the black circle in the middle of the board is the bullseye.
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