John Wilson (sport shooter)

John Waterloo Wilson (1 September 1879 – 15 March 1940) was a Dutch sport shooter who competed at the 1908 Summer Olympics.[1]

John Wilson
Personal information
Born(1879-09-01)1 September 1879
Bennebroek, North Holland, Netherlands
Died15 March 1940(1940-03-15) (aged 60)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
SportSports shooting

He was born in Bennebroek and died in Amsterdam.

In 1908 he finished fourth with the Dutch team in the team trap shooting event. In the individual trap competition he finished seventh.[2]

The city of Brussels has a street named Rue John Waterloo Wilson after his grandfather John W. Wilson, who left 27 paintings to the City of Brussels.[3]


  1. ^ "Sports Reference: John Wilson". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  2. ^ "John Wilson". Olympedia. Retrieved 11 April 2021.
  3. ^ Expo on an English patron of the nineteenth century in the Costume Museum, 1995 article in Le Soir

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