News: Rio Schedule

Shooting is one of the first events of the Olympics starting this Saturday and continuing until Sunday 14th August.

Ed Ling, Steve Scott, Tim Kneale, Jen McIntosh, Amber Hill and Elena Allen will all be bidding for gold in Rio and you can watch every shot fired on the BBC.

All the times below are in BST for our supporters back at home in the UK.

Saturday 6th August

Jen McIntosh is the first British Shooting athlete to compete in the Rio Olympics as she enters the 10m Air Rifle competition.

The qualification starts at 12:30 and if she successfully qualifies for the finals there will be a short break before the shooting starts again at 14:30.

Sunday 7th August (13:30 – 18:00)

Ed Ling swiftly follows suit in his bid for gold with Day One of the Trap qualifying taking place on Sunday which starts at 13:30 and runs all the way until 18:00.

Monday 8th August

Ling continues qualification for the semi-finals on Monday at 13:30 and if he finishes in the top six places he will shoot in the semi-finals later that evening.

The semi-finals start at 19:00 and are immediately followed by the bronze and gold medal matches at 19:30 and 19:45 respectively.

Wednesday 10th August

After no British Shooting athletes compete on the Tuesday, two athletes will be entering the competition on Wednesday.

Both Steve Scott and Tim Kneale will be competing in the Double Trap competition with qualification starting at 13:00 and the semi-finals later that evening at 19:00. The bronze and gold medal matches get underway at 19:30 and 19:45 respectively.

Thursday 11th August

Jen McIntosh will compete in her second event of the Rio Olympics as she enters the 50m Rifle 3 Positions competition.

Qualifying will take place at 13:00 with the finals later that day at 16:00.

Friday 12th August

Our Rio adventure concludes on Friday with the women’s skeet competition and will feature Amber Hill and Elena Allen.

Qualification is set to start at 13:00 with the semi-finals later at 19:00 followed by the bronze and gold medal matches at 19:30 and 19:45 respectively.

You can keep up to date with all the action by following us on Twitter @GBShooting.

 

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