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Shooting at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 metre pistol

The men's 50 metre pistol was a shooting sports event held as part of the Shooting at the 1948 Summer Olympics programme. It was the seventh appearance of the event. The competition was held on 2 August 1948 at the shooting ranges at London. 50 shooters from 22 nations competed.[1]

Men's 50 metre pistol
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
VenueLondon, England
Date2 August
Competitors50 from 22 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Edwin Vásquez  Peru
2nd, silver medalist(s) Rudolf Schnyder  Switzerland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Torsten Ullman  Sweden
← 1936
1952 →

MedallistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
Edwin Vásquez
  Peru
Rudolf Schnyder
  Switzerland
Torsten Ullman
  Sweden

Vásquez is still the only Peruvian athlete to win a gold medal at an Olympic Games.[2]

ResultsEdit

Place Shooter Total
1   Edwin Vásquez (PER) 545
2   Rudolf Schnyder (SUI) 539
3   Torsten Ullman (SWE) 539
4   Huelet Benner (USA) 539
5   Beat Rhyner (SUI) 536
6   Ángel León (ESP) 534
7   Ambrus Balogh (HUN) 532
8   Marcel Lafortune (BEL) 530
9   Federico Grüben (ARG) 527
10   Eino Saarnikko (FIN) 527
11   Sture Nordlund (SWE) 527
12   Walter Walsh (USA) 525
13   Lajos Börzsönyi (HUN) 525
14   Sándor Tölgyesi (HUN) 525
15   Heinz Ambühl (SUI) 524
16   Oscar Bidegain (ARG) 523
17   Quentin Brooks (USA) 523
18   Ignacio Cruzat (CHI) 522
19   Klaus Lahti (FIN) 522
20   Väinö Skarp (FIN) 520
21   Guy Granet (GBR) 519
22   Lars Berg (SWE) 517
23   John Gallie (GBR) 517
24   Jacques Mazoyer (FRA) 516
25   Martin Gison (PHI) 514
26   Albert von Einsiedel (PHI) 512
27   Wenceslao Salgado (PER) 512
28   Silvino Ferreira (BRA) 511
29   Marcel Bonin (FRA) 511
30   Gunnar Svendsen (NOR) 510
31   Álvaro dos Santos Filho (BRA) 509
32   Vangelis Khrysafis (GRE) 509
33   Nikolaos Tzovlas (GRE) 508
34   César Injoque (PER) 507
35   Juan Rostagno (ARG) 507
36   Stefano Margotti (ITA) 503
37   Luis Ruíz Tagle (CHI) 502
38   Luis Palomo (ESP) 501
39   Miguel Barasorda (PUR) 501
40   Roberto Müller (CHI) 497
41   Herman Schultz (MON) 495
42   Moysés Cardoso (POR) 485
43   Peter Marchant (GBR) 484
44   Georgios Stathis (GRE) 484
45   Mauritz Amundsen (NOR) 483
46   Carlos Queiroz (POR) 482
47   Godofredo Basso (CUB) 477
48   R. Stéphan (FRA) 477
49   Enrique Tejeda (CUB) 470
50   Khalil Hilmi (LIB) 331

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shooting at the 1948 London Summer Games: Men's Free Pistol, 50 metres". Sports Reference. Retrieved 29 January 2015.
  2. ^ Wallechinsky, David (1984). The Complete Book of the Olympics. England: Penguin Books. p. 369. ISBN 0140066322.