Munich (GER), 20 January 2019 - The ISSF President Vladimir Lisin held several meetings in Lausanne, discussing important matters related to the Shooting Sport development within the Olympic movement.
During a meeting with Kit McConnell, IOC Sports Director, and David Luckes, IOC Head of Summer Sports & IF Relations, Mr. Lisin explained his vision and the ISSF plans for the next quadrennium, and commented on the goals to be achieved through the Development Fund recently established by the ISSF.
Preparations for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris were also discussed, as well as the possibilities for the development of Shooting Sport in Africa generated by the 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Senegal including the creation of the necessary conditions to organize competitions not only in Rifle and Pistol events, but also in the Shotgun discipline.
Special attention was paid to the matters of sustainability and, in particular, to environmental issues.
"The ISSF is in secure hands", said the IOC President Thomas Bach, with whom Vladimir Lisin talked before the meeting of the IOC Marketing Commission, of which the ISSF President is a member since 2014.
Marco DALLA DEA
ISSF Communication Manager
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