Korean pistol shooter Jin Jong-Oh, who already has four individual Olympic gold medals, will be looking for another gold medal in a fourth straight Olympics. Germany's Christian Reitz will also look to defends his rapid fire title.
In the women's pistol events, Ukrainian Olena Kostevych -- the 2004 air pistol gold medalist -- will compete in her fifth Olympics, while Georgian shooter Nino Saluvkadze will appear in a record ninth games. Saluvkadze made her Olympic debut in Seoul in 1988, where she took gold in the 25 meter pistol and silver in the 10 meter air pistol.
Two-time gold medalist for the U.S. Vincent Hancock will return to the shotgun range, looking to get back on the podium after missing out in 2016.
Three time Olympic gold medalist Niccolo Campriani, who represented Italy in the men's rifle three-positions, retired in 2017.
American Ginny Thrasher will not defend her air rifle Title in Tokyo. Decorated American shooter Kim Rhode failed to qualify for the Tokyo Games, which would have been her seventh consecutive Olympics.
New faces to watch
Great Britain's Matthew Coward-Holley, who won a gold medal in the trap at the 2019 World Championships, is set to compete in his first Olympics.
In the women's rifle, British world champion Seonaid McIntosh -- younger sister of Olympic shooter Jennifer McIntosh -- is set to make her Olympic debut, as is China's Ruijiao Pei.