Rachel da Silveira (sport pistol)
The pistol is named after its designer, Vladimir Yarygin, who had earlier specialized in designing sport pistols.
Women's 25 metre pistol (then called sport pistol) was one of the fifteen shooting events at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
She is a gold medalist in the sport pistol at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
In 1984, female shooting competitions began in the Olympic Games, and so sport pistol made its way into the Olympic program.
The latter restricted the event to sport pistols, thereby banning .22 Short cartridges as well as encircling grips and low trigger-pull weight.
Women's sport pistol - Connie Patracek.
She won the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games in the 25m sport pistol.
Since 2005, the 25 metre rapid fire pistol rules also require the use of sport pistols, with a few extra requirements.
The standard pistol match is shot with a regular sport pistol (also called a standard pistol) in caliber .22 LR.