Perbakin holds first qualification for shooting at PON 2024
Some 210 contestants from 12 provinces took part in this online event, and at each location there are judges on duty. The others compete in Senayan
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Board of Indonesian Shooting and Hunting Sports Association (PB Perbakin) has held the first qualification for shooting sport in the XXI National Sports Week (PON) 2024 Aceh- North Sumatra.
Committee Chairman Purwadi Santoso noted that the championship was watched in a hybrid format – online and offline – by 690 participants from 27 provinces across the country.
“Some 210 contestants from 12 provinces participated in this online event, and at each location there are judges on duty. The rest compete in Senayan,” Santoso told reporters here on Monday.
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The first qualification is held as part of the National Shooting Championship at Senayan Shooting Range, Jakarta, from September 26 to October 2, 2022
He also noted that “National Sports Day 2022 (Haornas) – National Shooting Championship” was the first of eight qualifying events for PON 2024.
“Qualification for PON 2024 is not just once. This year it will be held three times, and next year (2023) the plan is five times. After that, the (stage of) the Quota distribution is based on rankings,” he explained.
In total, the qualification offers 270 tickets for 35 shooting branches contested at PON 2024.
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“Each province can send three athletes to a leg. Later, the minimum qualifying score (MQS) will be determined,” Santoso remarked.
Some of the branches of fire that are contested include the individual 10 meter air rifle, the individual 25 meter rapid fire pistol, the individual 300 meter standard rifle, the 10 meter air pistol and the 3 shot rifle. 50 meter group positions.
Last year, the West Java contingent became the shooting champions at PON Papua 2021 by winning a total of 11 gold, two silver and six bronze medals out of 38 competition numbers.
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