Target Shooting Pistols
Olympic Program (ISSF)
& NRA Intercollegiate Competition Program

Below is a list of recommended pistols for Olympic-style shooting exercises:
Air Pistols / Single Shot
Free Pistols
Standard Pistol .22 LR / Women
Centerfire Pistols .32 S&W

All Olympic pistol events are performed in a standing position, holding the pistol with only one hand.
Men's Free Pistol is a 50 meter event. Competitiors must perform 60 shots within 120 minutes. Single-loading .22 long-rifle pistol is permitted for this event. In the finals of this event, competitors must perform 10 shots, each within 75 seconds. The target center is 5 cm in diameter.
Women's Sport Pistol is a 25 meter event. There is a round of 30 precision shots and a round of 30 rapid shots. For the precision shots, six series of five shots are performed in five minute intervals. For the rapid fire round, six series of five shots are performed within 3 seconds each. There is a 7 second break between series. A weight limit applies, and a .22 long-rifle pistol must be used.
Men's Rapid Fire Pistol is a 25 meter event. Shooters compete in two rounds of 30 shots each. Another round is two series of five shots fired in different time intervals. Small bore .22 long or short rifle pistol is permitted for this exercise. A weight limit applies.
Men's / Women's 10 meter Air Pistol A .177 caliber compressed air and CO2 pistols are used for this exercise. There are length, height, weight, and height requirements that apply. Center of target is 1.15 cm in diameter. Men must complete 60 competitions (any number of sighting shots) within 105 minutes. Women must complete 40 competitions shots within 75 minutes. Best eight people compete in the final round when 10 shots must be fired in 75 seconds each.

Single Shot Air Pistols
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Feinwerkbau 103
.177
 
Feinwerkbau P34 &
Feinwerkbau P34 Short
.177
 
Baikal IZH-46M
.177
Anschutz LP
.177
Anschutz LP Junior
.177
Benelli Kite
.177
Hammerli AP40
.177
Hammerli AP40 Junior
.177
Matchguns MG1
.177
Morini CM162EI
.177
Morini CM162EI Short
.177 
Morini CM162M
.177
 
Pardini K2 CO2
.177
 
Pardini K2 S Air
.177
Pardini K2 S Air Junior
.177
 
Pardini K2 S Air Light
.177
Walther LP201
.177
Walther LP300
.177
Walther LP300 UltraLight
.177
SAM K11
.177
SAM K14
.177
Steyr LP1P
.177
Steyr LP10
.177

Free Pistols
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Morini CM84E
.22 LR
Pardini K22
.22 LR
Hammerli FP10
.22 LR
Steyr FP1
.22 LR
Vostok Toz-35
.22 LR

Standard Pistol .22 LR / Women
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Baikal IZH-35M
.22 LR
Matchguns MG2
.22 LR
Hammerli SP20 RRS
.22 LR
 
Benelli MP 90S World Cup
.22 LR
 
Walther GSP
.22 LR
Walther GSP Expert
.22 LR
Walther KSP200
.22 LR
Pardini SP
.22 LR
Feinwerkbau AW93
.22 LR

Centerfire Pistols .32 S&W
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Benelli MP 90 S World Cup
.32 S&W Long
 
Hammerli SP20 RRS
.32 S&W Long
 
Morini CM32M
.32 S&W Long
 
Pardini HP
.32 S&W Long
 
Walther GSP
.32 S&W Long
Walther GSP Expert
.32 S&W Long

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