The tradition of shotgun shooting goes back to the 19th century, when the so-called pigeon shooting competitions took place in Italy. Piegeons, sparrows and craffinches and other birds were let free to fly, and participants had to shoot them with shotguns loaded with black powder.
Biathlon is a winter sport that brings back two disciplines: cross-country skiing and rifle shooting toward fixed targets. Athletes have to ski for a determined distance, carrying the rifle on their back, for a determined distance while stopping to a shooting range where they have to execute a series of shots toward five fixed targets.
Fiocchi can be proud of a long list of sports successes over lots of disciplines, thanks to the great performances of many athletes: they have been always supported by the company with the highest care, developing constantly in the choice of the the more precise and reliable munitions. In this section, you will find the champions that form the Fiocchi team, with all the prizes and achievements that they have won during their careers.