Shooting at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Shooting at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London comprised four events. The competitions were held from 2 to 6 August 1948.[1]

Shooting
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Shooting pictogram.svg
VenueBisley Rifle Range
Dates2–6 August 1948
Competitors188 from 28 nations
← 1936
1952 →

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
rapid fire pistol
details
Károly Takács
  Hungary
Carlos Enrique Díaz Sáenz Valiente
  Argentina
Sven Lundquist
  Sweden
pistol
details
Edwin Vásquez
  Peru
Rudolf Schnyder
  Switzerland
Torsten Ullman
  Sweden
300 metre rifle three positions
details
Emil Grünig
  Switzerland
Pauli Janhonen
  Finland
Willy Røgeberg
  Norway
rifle prone
details
Art Cook
  United States
Walter Tomsen
  United States
Jonas Jonsson
  Sweden

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 188 shooters from 28 nations competed at the London Games:[1]

Medal countEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Switzerland (SUI)1102
  United States (USA)1102
3  Hungary (HUN)1001
  Peru (PER)1001
5  Argentina (ARG)0101
  Finland (FIN)0101
7  Sweden (SWE)0033
8  Norway (NOR)0011
Totals (8 nations)44412


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Shooting at the 1948 London Summer Games". Sports Reference.com. Retrieved 27 January 2015.

External linksEdit