Shooting at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 metre small-bore rifle

The men's 50 metre small-bore rifle, standing position was a shooting sports event held as part of the Shooting at the 1920 Summer Olympics programme. It was the third appearance of the event but the first time in the standing position. The competition was held on 2 August 1920. 50 shooters from 10 nations competed.[1]

Men's 50 metre small-bore rifle
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
VenueBeverloo Camp
Date2 August
Competitors49 from 10 nations
1st place, gold medalist(s) Lawrence Nuesslein  United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Arthur Rothrock  United States
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Dennis Fenton  United States
1924 →


The scores are only known for the shooters of the best four nations. The maximum score was 400. The scores of this event were summed to the result of the team small-bore rifle competition.[2]

Place Shooter Total
1   Lawrence Nuesslein (USA) 391
2   Arthur Rothrock (USA) 386
3   Dennis Fenton (USA) 385
-   Sigvard Hultcrantz (SWE) 382
  Erik Ohlsson (SWE) 381
  Anton Olsen (NOR) 379
  Lars Jørgen Madsen (DEN) 378
  Erik Sætter-Lassen (DEN) 378
  Albert Helgerud (NOR) 375
  Leon Lagerlöf (SWE) 375
  Anders Peter Nielsen (DEN) 374
  Otto Wegener (DEN) 373
  Sigvart Johansen (NOR) 373
  Olaf Sletten (NOR) 371
  Willis A. Lee (USA) 370
  Oscar Eriksson (SWE) 370
  Østen Østensen (NOR) 368
  Oliver Schriver (USA) 367
  Christen Møller (DEN) 359
  Léon Johnson (FRA) unknown
  Achille Paroche (FRA) unknown
  Émile Rumeau (FRA) unknown
  André Parmentier (FRA) unknown
  Georges Roes (FRA) unknown
  Paul Van Asbroeck (BEL) unknown
  Norbert Van Molle (BEL) unknown
  Philippe Cammaerts (BEL) unknown
  Victor Robert (BEL) unknown
  Louis Andrieu (BEL) unknown
  Alfredo Galli (ITA) unknown
  Raffaele Frasca (ITA) unknown
  Peppy Campus (ITA) unknown
  Franco Micheli (ITA) unknown
  Ricardo Ticchi (ITA) unknown
  George Lishman (RSA) unknown
  Fred Morgan (RSA) unknown
  George Harvey (RSA) unknown
  Robert Bodley (RSA) unknown
  Mark Paxton (RSA) unknown
  José Bento (ESP) unknown
  Antonio Bonilla (ESP) unknown
  Domingo Rodríguez (ESP) unknown
  Luis Calvet (ESP) unknown
  Antonio Moreira (ESP) unknown
  Andreas Vikhos (GRE) unknown
  Ioannis Theofilakis (GRE) unknown
  Konstantinos Kefalas (GRE) unknown
  Vasileios Xylinakis (GRE) unknown
  Emmanouil Peristerakis (GRE) unknown


  1. ^ "Shooting at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games: Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Standing, 50 metres". Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Small Bore Rifle, Standing, 50 metres, Men". Olympedia. Retrieved 2 September 2021.

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