Paul René Colas (6 May 1880 – 9 September 1956) was a French sport shooter who competed at the 1908, 1912, 1920, and 1924 Summer Olympics.[1]

Paul Colas
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Colas in 1912

Between 1908 and 1924 Colas won four Olympic medals: a bronze in 1908, two gold in 1912, and one silver in 1924. Only in 1920 did he fail to win a medal. With his two individual gold medals at the 1912 Games he became the second shooter (a day behind Alfred Lane of the United States) and the first rifle shooter to win two individual Olympic gold medals.[2]

In the 1908 Olympics he also participated in the following events:

In the 1912 Olympics he also participated in the following events:

In the 1920 Olympics he also participated in the following events:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sports Reference: Paul Colas". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 8 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Paul Colas". Olympedia. Retrieved 8 April 2021.

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