25M Rapid Fire Pistol

25M Rapid Fire Pistol Target

550mm x 550mm


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25M Rapid Fire Pistol.

In 25m Rapid Fire Pistol competitors use semi-automatic pistols in .22 calibre (5.6mm) at all levels of competition up to and including the Olympics. A series (or string) consists of five (5) shots fired, one at each of five target within a limited time. Five targets stand next to each other at a 25m distance from the shooter. When the targets appear, the competitor must raise his/her arm from a 45 degree angle and fire his/her five shots. If a shot is too late, it will score as a miss.


Distance & Calibre.

Distance = 25 metres

Calibre = .22 long rifle rimfire

Minimum trigger pull = 1000g.



Number of shots/time = 60 competition shots, fired as two stages of 30 shots.

Targets = 10 ring of 100 mm diameter, each ring increases by 100 mm

There are three different time limits: 8 seconds, 6 seconds and 4 seconds for the series.
A stage consists of two series in each time, and a full course of fire comprises two such stages.


Final Stage.

The top 6 contestants having the highest scores progress on to the final, which consists of four additional rapid-fire stage series of 5 shots each, fired in the 4-seconds sequence. The final score is added to the qualification score.



In Australia this event is also shot by women at most competitions.


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