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Shooting at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 metre rifle, prone

The men's 50 metre rifle, prone was a shooting sports event held as part of the Shooting at the 1936 Summer Olympics programme. It was the fifth appearance of the event. The competition was held on 8 August 1936 at the shooting ranges at Wannsee. 66 shooters from 25 nations competed.[1]

Men's 50 metre rifle, prone
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
VenueWannsee, Berlin, Germany
Date8 August
Competitors66 from 25 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Willy Røgeberg  Norway
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ralph Berzsenyi  Hungary
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Władysław Karaś  Poland
← 1932
1948 →

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MedalistsEdit

RecordsEdit

These were the standing world and Olympic records prior to the 1936 Summer Olympics.

World Record - none - -
Olympic Record 294(*)   Bertil Rönnmark Los Angeles (USA) August 13, 1932
Olympic Record 398(**)   Pierre Coquelin de Lisle Paris (FRA) June 23, 1924

There was no official world record registered.

(*) Olympic record according to the conditions of this Games - 300 rings possible

(**) 400 rings possible

ResultsEdit

Starting order: The competitors were divided into three groups after draw.

Starting times: First group 8.30 to 10.30 a.m., second group 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and third group 3 to 5 p.m..

Weather: The first group started to shoot in the rain. But the rain stopped after half an hour. The overcast sky cleared up in the afternoon and brought occasional sunshine. The wind refreshed in the afternoon and disturbed occasionally.

The competition was held over 15 series of two shots, so every shooter had 30 shots. The maximum score was 300.

Willy Røgeberg won the contest with the maximum of 300 and set a new Olympic record. 12 shooters finished with a better score than the standing Olympic record prior the Games.

Place Shooter Total
1   Willy Røgeberg (NOR) 300 OR
2   Ralph Berzsenyi (HUN) 296
3   Władysław Karaś (POL) 296
4   Martin Gison (PHI) 296
5   José Mello (BRA) 296
6   Jacques Mazoyer (FRA) 296
7   Gustavo Huet (MEX) 296
8   Bertil Rönnmark (SWE) 295
  Mario Zorzi (ITA) 295
  Bruno Frietsch (FIN) 295
  Vilhelm Johansen (DEN) 295
  Zoltán Soós-Ruszka Hradetzky (HUN) 295
13   Alvaro García (MEX) 294
  Tibor Tary (HUN) 294
15   Erland Koch (SWE) 293
  Raymond Durand (FRA) 293
  Olavi Elo (FIN) 293
  Eduardo Santos (POR) 293
  Erik Sætter-Lassen (DEN) 293
  Mihai Ionescu-Călineşti (ROU) 293
  Marcel Fitoussi (FRA) 293
  Viljo Leskinen (FIN) 293
23   Antônio Guimarães (BRA) 292
  Carlos Queiroz (POR) 292
  Mauritz Amundsen (NOR) 292
  Johann Schulz (GER) 292
  Carlo Varetto (ITA) 292
  Hakon Aasnæs (NOR) 292
  Konstantinos Loudaros (GRE) 292
  Erich Hotopf (GER) 292
  Athanasios Aravositas (GRE) 292
32   Otoniel Gonzaga (PHI) 291
  Karl August Larsson (SWE) 291
  Rudolfs Baumanis (LAT) 291
  Theodor Janisch (AUT) 291
36   Michel Ravarino (MON) 290
  František Čermák (TCH) 290
  Lodovico Nulli (ITA) 290
  Julius Hansen (DEN) 290
40   Gheorghe Mirea (ROU) 289
  Alois Navratil (AUT) 289
  Jan Wrzosek (POL) 289
  François Lafortune (BEL) 289
44   Georgios Vikhos (GRE) 288
  Augustin Hilti (LIE) 288
  Antonio García (MEX) 288
  Antoni Pachla (POL) 288
  Guillermo Canciani (ARG) 288
  Arran Hoffmann (GER) 288
  Jaroslav Mach (TCH) 288
51   Manoel Braga (BRA) 287
  Jan Hendrik Brussaard (NED) 287
  Jorge Patiño (PER) 287
  Christiaan Both (NED) 287
55   Paul Van Asbroeck (BEL) 285
  Marcel Lafortune (BEL) 285
57   Roger Abel (MON) 284
58   Boris Khristov (BUL) 283
  Francisco António Real (POR) 283
60   Tieleman Vuurman (NED) 282
61   Alfred Hämmerle (AUT) 281
  Rudolf Senti (LIE) 281
63   Rudolf Jehle (LIE) 280
64   Eduard Grand (ROU) 279
65   Pierre Marsan (MON) 275
  František Pokorný (TCH) DNF[2]

The places two to seven were established by comparison of the hits on target.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shooting at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games: Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres". Sports Reference. Retrieved 22 January 2015.
  2. ^ withdrew after the fifth series

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