Maj Vidar Lindstad-Fossmo (NOR)


Major Vidar Lindstad-Fossmo of Norway is a member in the CISM Sport Committee Shooting.

Military career:
Rank: Major
Military Unit: Norwegian Home Guard Staff
Personal Task: Ass G-7 (Team capt NOR Military Shooting Team & Coach NOR Military Shooting Team 300m)

Personality and Shooting activities:
Born: 14.01.1963
Recidence: Løten
Shooting Club: Løiten Skytterlag

Vidar started in the Norwegian Military Shooting Team (rifle) in 1987, and his first competition was Military Nordic Shootng Championship 1998. He was a coach for the Norwegian Military Women Team in 1996 and became Team captain / coach Men Rifle in 1997 until this day.

Vidar – as Project Officer – took part in the organisation of the CISM World Military Shooting Championship in Norway in 2006 as well as the Nordic Military Shooting Championships in 1996, 2004 and 2008.

Beside the military part, he was a team captain & assistent coach for the Norwegian Civillian rifle team 2010 – 2017 (Olympic Games 2016, World Cup’s 2016-2017, World Championship 300m 2010 & 2014, European Championships 10m, 50m and 300m)

Past performance:
Participating in World Championship 300m 1994 (4’th place in Teamcompetition)
5 gold, 4 silvermedals in Teamcompetitions Nordic Military Shooting Championships
1 individual silvermedal in Nordic Military Shooting Championships.
Medals in European Cup 300m
Norwegian Champion in 3×20 std rifle 300m

Today sharing his knowledge with the military sports council as a member of the CISM Sport Committee Shooting where he is a specialist on 50m & 300m rifle.