Shooting at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Men's 300 metre military rifle, prone

The 300 metre military rifle, prone was a shooting sports event held as part of the Shooting at the 1920 Summer Olympics programme.[1] It was the fourth appearance for military rifle events and the second time that medals were awarded for the prone position. The first time was the competition in 1900. The competition was held on 29 July 1920 and on 30 July 1920. 22 shooters from seven nations competed.[2]

Men's 300 metre military rifle, prone
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
VenueBeverloo Camp
Dates29–30 July
Competitors22 from 7 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Otto Olsen  Norway
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Léon Johnson  France
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Fritz Kuchen  Switzerland

ResultsEdit

The maximum score was 60.

Place Shooter Total Shoot-off
1   Otto Olsen (NOR) 60
2   Léon Johnson (FRA) 59 58
3   Fritz Kuchen (SUI) 59 57
4   Vilho Vauhkonen (FIN) 59 56
5   Achille Paroche (FRA) 59 56
6   Erik Blomqvist (SWE) 58
  Mauritz Eriksson (SWE) 58
  Hugo Johansson (SWE) 58
  Lloyd Spooner (USA) 58
  Albert Helgerud (NOR) 58
  Olaf Sletten (NOR) 58
-   Lars Jørgen Madsen (DEN) 57
  Ture Holmberg (SWE) 57
  Werner Jernström (SWE) 57
  Harry Adams (USA) 57
  Willis A. Lee (USA) 56
  Frederick Hird (USA) 55
  Joseph Jackson (USA) 54
  Erik Sætter-Lassen (DEN) unknown
  Niels Larsen (DEN) unknown
  Christen Møller (DEN) unknown
  Anders Andersson (DEN) unknown

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Military Rifle, Prone, 300 metres, Men". Olympedia. Retrieved 1 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Shooting at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games: Men's Military Rifle, Prone, 300 metres". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 December 2014.

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