Shooting at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Men's 600 metre military rifle, prone

The 600 metre military rifle, prone was a shooting sports event held as part of the Shooting at the 1920 Summer Olympics programme. 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 30 July 1920. 18 shooters from six nations competed.[1]

Men's 600 metre military rifle, prone
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
VenueBeverloo Camp
Dates29–30 July
Competitors18 from 6 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Hugo Johansson  Sweden
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Mauritz Eriksson  Sweden
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Lloyd Spooner  United States

ResultsEdit

The maximum score was 60.

Place Shooter Total Shoot-off
1   Hugo Johansson (SWE) 59 58
2   Mauritz Eriksson (SWE) 59 56 + 6
3   Lloyd Spooner (USA) 59 56 + 5
4   Ioannis Theofilakis (GRE) 59 55
5   Olaf Sletten (NOR) 58
  Erik Blomqvist (SWE) 58
  Joseph Jackson (USA) 58
8   Povl Gerlow (DEN) 57
  Erik Ohlsson (SWE) 57
  Joseph Lawless (USA) 57
-   Magnus Wegelius (FIN) 56
  Otto Wegener (DEN) 56
  Willis A. Lee (USA) 56
  Lars Jørgen Madsen (DEN) 55
  Niels Larsen (DEN) 55
  Christen Møller (DEN) 55
  Gustaf Adolf Jonsson (SWE) 54
  Elmer Lindroth (USA) 54

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shooting at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games: Men's Military Rifle, Prone, 600 metres". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 16 December 2014.

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