1975 IPSC Handgun World Shoot

The 1975 IPSC Handgun World Shoot I held at Zürich in Switzerland was the first IPSC Handgun World Shoot, and was won by Ray Chapman of United States using a 1911 in .45 caliber. Ray had been central in the development the sport of practical shooting in the late 1950s. He was seeded as number one before the championship, and shot an almost perfect match dropping only one point. He continued to compete until 1979 when he retired.

1975 IPSC Handgun World Shoot I
LocationZürich, Switzerland
gold medal 
silver medal 
bronze medal 


Overall Competitor Points Percent
  Gold  Ray Chapman 100.00%
  Silver  Paul Bakocs %
  Bronze  Lionel Smith %
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Overall Country Points Percent Team members
  Gold 100.00%
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  Bronze   Rhodesia % Dave Westerhout (Team Captain)
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