Finals of the European Shooting Cup were held in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal.
Our country was represented by Ruslan Lunev, athlete of the "Neftchi Sports Club”, at a 25-meter distance pistol shooting events. The fifth champion of the IV Islamic Solidarity Games won the gold medal in 581 points and silver medal in 573 points.
Let's remind the fifth athlete who scored 582 points from the pneumatic pistol 10 meters in the world championship did not qualify for the Tokyo-2020 result but moved up from the 93rd to 10th place in the world rankings. The results of the world rankings of the 10-meter and 25-meter distances allow him to participate in the next European Games in Minsk next year.
It should be noted that at the end of this year shooters who are in the top 24 positions in the world rating will be able to participate in the "Minsk-2019".