The 2020 Olympic Committee is making changes to the events in several categories. They are attempting to make the event more youth and gender friendly, so they will be dropping Men’s Double Trap, Men’s 50m Rifle Prone and Men’s 50m Pistol events. They were dropped in order to make room for more women friendly events – Trap Mixed Gender Team, 10m Air Rifle Mixed Gender Team, and 10m Air Pistol Mixed Gender Team.
Moving towards being “more youthful, more urban, and more women” the International Olympic Committee approved a host of changes to the shooting sports for the upcoming Tokyo Games.
The group on Friday announced they agreed with changes proposed by the International Shooting Sports Federation, the governing body for Olympic-style shooting, that aims toward a larger goal to boost female participation while appealing to more youth.
“The fascinating new events that we approved today, together with the five new sports that were added to the Tokyo 2020 programme last year, represent a step-change in the Olympic programme,” said IOC President Thomas Bach…
While trying to make the Olympics more youth and gender (women) friendly, it’s impossible to do it in every sport and still maintain the integrity of the sport. However, liberal feminism is creeping into everything these days and will continue until everything is gender equal, but not competition equal.