Lawrence Adam Nuesslein (May 16, 1895 – May 10, 1971) was an American sport shooter who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics. He won a total of five Olympic medals: two gold, one silver, and two bronze.[1][2]

Lawrence Nuesslein
Personal information
Full nameLawrence Adam Nuesslein I
Born(1895-05-16)May 16, 1895
Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, U.S.
DiedMay 10, 1971(1971-05-10) (aged 75)
Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
SportSport shooting
Medal record
Men's shooting
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1920 Antwerp Small-bore rifle
Gold medal – first place 1920 Antwerp Team small-bore rifle
Silver medal – second place 1920 Antwerp Team military rifle, standing
Bronze medal – third place 1920 Antwerp Military rifle, standing
Bronze medal – third place 1920 Antwerp Team running deer, single shots

Personal life edit

Nuesslein was born in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, and died in Allentown, Pennsylvania.[3]

Legacy edit

Nuesslein has been inducted into the USA Shooting Hall of fame.[4]

References edit

  1. ^ "Lawrence Nuesslein". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020. Retrieved December 17, 2014.
  2. ^ Profile: "Lawrence Nuesslein" Archived November 26, 2010, at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on January 10, 2008)
  3. ^ "Lawrence Nuesslein". Olympedia. Retrieved September 2, 2021.
  4. ^ "Hall of Fame - Lawrence Nuesslein". Retrieved September 2, 2021.