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Osijek to host 2021 European Shooting Championship

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ZAGREB, 28 February (Hina) – The 2021 European Championship in Shooting will take place in the eastern Croatian city of Osijek from 20 May to 6 June, and the Croatian Armed Forces will support local authorities in the organisation of the event.

Recently, Defence Minister Mario Banožić signed an agreement with the local authorities whereby the Croatian army undertakes to offer assistance in the preparation of the championship in the Pampas shooting complex.

Addressing the contract-signing ceremony, the director of the organising committee, Zroan Ćelić, said that about 1,500 athletes plus 500 persons in their teams would arrive in Osijek for this ESC contest.

The competing athletes come from 48 countries. During the 16-day-long championship, they will take part in 78 events.


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