Shooting at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 metre team running deer, double shots

The men's 100 meter team running deer, double shots was a shooting sports event held as part of the Shooting at the 1920 Summer Olympics programme. It was the first appearance for the event. In 1908 and 1912 running deer team event were only held for single shots. The competition was held on 27 July 1920. 20 shooters from four nations competed.[1]

Men's 100 meter team running deer, double shots
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
VenueHoogboom Military Camp
Date27 July
Competitors20 from 4 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Thorstein Johansen, Einar Liberg, Ole Lilloe-Olsen, Harald Natvig, Hans Nordvik
 Norway
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Edward Benedicks, Bengt Lagercrantz, Fredric Landelius, Alfred Swahn, Oscar Swahn
 Sweden
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Yrjö Kolho, Toivo Tikkanen, Nestori Toivonen, Vilho Vauhkonen, Magnus Wegelius
 Finland
1924 →

Swedish team member Oscar Swahn was 72 years 280 days old when he won silver in this event, setting a never-beaten record for the oldest Olympic medallist.[2]

ResultsEdit

The scores of the five shooters were summed to give a team score.

Place Shooter Score
1
  Norway (NOR) 343
Ole Lilloe-Olsen 77
Thorstein Johansen 74
Harald Natvig 68
Einar Liberg 62
Hans Nordvik 62
2
  Sweden (SWE) 336
Fredric Landelius 70
Alfred Swahn 69
Oscar Swahn 68
Bengt Lagercrantz 65
Edward Benedicks 64
3
  Finland (FIN) 285
Toivo Tikkanen 69
Magnus Wegelius 64
Nestori Toivonen 57
Yrjö Kolho 54
Vilho Vauhkonen 41
4
  United States (USA) 282
Lloyd Spooner 66
Willis A. Lee 58
Lawrence Nuesslein 56
Carl Osburn 52
Thomas Brown 50

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shooting at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games: Men's Running Target, Double Shot, Team". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Oldest Olympic medallist". Guinness World Records. Retrieved 23 February 2018.

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