Shooting has been practiced as a sport in Europe for centuries. Some German shooting clubs date back more than five hundred years.
In 1871 the National Rifle Association was formed in the US & in 1959 a National Rifle Association was also created in London.
There are 15 events in the Olympic Games, divided into three different categories: rifle, pistol & shotgun. rifle & pistol competitions are held at shooting ranges & at the shotgun event competitors shoot at clay targets.
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