Shooters who sported CZ colors in Hodonice won five gold, four silver and three bronze medals!

Uhersky Brod, Czech Republic (24 June 2024)

Members of the CZ Shooting Team had impressive victories at the IPSC’s CZ Extreme Euro Open competition, which took place from 20 to 22 June 2024 at the Hodonice shooting range, near the Czech city of Znojmo. This competition is one of the biggest and most difficult of the shooting season, with the largest attendance of sport shooters from all over the world. A total of 1,093 shooters from 55 countries participated in this year’s competition.

The CZ Extreme Euro Open is an IPSC Level III shooting competition. This year’s event was very well organized, with shooters facing thirty attractive, but difficult, stages. Individual stages allowed competitors to shoot on the move and enjoy each of them at the same time. Members of the CZ Shooting Team skillfully advanced through the stages and achieved excellent results.

Due to his stellar performance, Robin Sebo won the gold medal in the OPEN division. Miroslav Havlicek secured the bronze. Martina Sera dominated the Lady category and deservedly took home the gold medal. All members of the CZ Shooting Team utilized CZ 75 TS CZECHMATE pistols when competing in the OPEN division.

In the popular PRODUCTION division, which had the most competitors, the silver medal went to Argentine shooter German Romitelli, who is a member of the CZ Shooting Team. Portuguese shooter Miguel Ramos finished in fourth place and Argentine Juan Pablo Duran came in fifth. In the Senior category, Serbian shooter Ljubisa Momcilovic defended his European Championship title and added another gold medal to the CZ Shooting Team’s collection. The silver medal in the Lady category was won by Italian Camilla Almici. In the PRODUCTION division, all members of the CZ Shooting Team had the CZ SHADOW 2 ORANGE model in hand.

The PRODUCTION OPTICS division was dominated by Frenchman Eric Grauffel. Martin Kamenicek came in second and thus secured the silver medal. The bronze went to Filipino Edcel John Gino. In the Junior category, French shooter Robin Grauffel took home the silver. The excellent results seen in the PRODUCTION OPTICS division were achieved through the use of CZ SHADOW 2 ORANGE OR pistols.

Members of the CZ Shooting Team also achieved impressive results in the STANDARD division. The gold medal was won by the excellent performance of Filipino Kahlil Adrian Viray. The bronze medal was won by Zdenek Liehne and Josef Rakusan finished in fourth place. The use of CZ TS 2 ORANGE pistols by these competitors was a contributing factor to their success.

As a proud general partner of the CZ Extreme Euro Open, CZ thanks the organizers for their valued cooperation and ensuring smooth operation of the entire competition, the judges for their commitment, and all shooters who participated in the event. We would like to congratulate the winners and wish them much success in the competitions that follow this season.


Results of the competition:


OPEN division Overall (109 competitors)

  1. Robin Sebo (CZE), CZ Shooting Team 100 %
  2. Angel Angelov (AUT)                      98,41 %
  3. Miroslav Havlicek (CZE), CZ Shooting Team 98,26 %


OPEN division, Lady category

  1. Martina Sera (CZE), CZ Shooting Team


PRODUCTION division Overall (215 competitors)

  1. Michal Stepan (CZE) 100 %
  2. German Romitelli (ARG), CZ Shooting Team 99,76 %
  3. Aleksa Popovic (SER) 99,40 %
  4. Miguel Ramos (POR), CZ Shooting Team 98,84 %
  5. Juan Pablo Duran (ARG), CZ Shooting Team 97,12 %


PRODUCTION division, Senior category

  1. Ljubisa Momcilovic (SER), CZ Shooting Team


PRODUCTION division, Lady category

  1. Petra Nemcova (CZE)
  2. Camilla Almici (ITA), CZ Shooting Team


PRODUCTION OPTICS division Overall (180 competitors)

  1. Eric Grauffel (FRA), CZ Shooting Team 100 %
  2. Martin Kamenicek (CZE), CZ Shooting Team 95,39 %
  3. Edcel John Gino (PHI), CZ Shooting Team 94,69 %


PRODUCTION OPTICS division, Junior category

  1. Dan Koudelka (CZE)
  2. Robin Grauffel (FRA), CZ Shooting Team


STANDARD division Overall (121 competitors)

  1. Kahlil Adrian Viray (PHI), CZ Shooting Team 100 %
  2. Giacomo Bolzoni (ITA)                     97,03 %
  3. Zdenek Liehne (CZE), CZ Shooting Team               91,40 %
  4. Josef Rakusan (CZE), CZ Shooting Team               90,68 %


The CZ Shooting Team puts CZ firearms in the hands of the world’s best shooters, with the aim of achieving spectacular results. Competing in accordance with IPSC rules is a dynamic sport discipline, where speed is combined with accuracy. It consists of several divisions, with the most important being OPEN, PRODUCTION, PRODUCTION OPTICS and STANDARD. During the course of the competition, shooters must complete challenging stages, where he or she shoots at both static and moving targets from different positions or when on the move. The best way to approach each stage is not predefined. It is up to each shooter how they go through them. Only the score for each stage is important, which takes into account the speed and accuracy of the competitor‘s shooting.