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.
|Men's 50 metre pistol|
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
|Competitors||50 from 22 nations|
Vásquez is still the only Peruvian athlete to win a gold medal at an Olympic Games.
- "Shooting at the 1948 London Summer Games: Men's Free Pistol, 50 metres". Sports Reference. Retrieved 29 January 2015.
- Wallechinsky, David (1984). The Complete Book of the Olympics. England: Penguin Books. p. 369. ISBN 0140066322.