Shooting at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 metre rifle three positions

The Men's 50 metre rifle three positions event was a shooting sports event held as part of the Shooting at the 1956 Summer Olympics programme. It was the second appearance of the event. The competition was held on 4 December 1956 at the shooting ranges in Melbourne. 44 shooters from 27 nations competed.[1]

Men's 50 metre rifle three positions
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
VenueMelbourne, Australia
Date4 December
Competitors44 from 27 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Anatoli Ivanovich Bogdanov  Soviet Union
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Otakar Hořínek  Czechoslovakia
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) John Sundberg  Sweden
← 1952
1960 →

ResultsEdit

Place Shooter Total
1   Anatoli Ivanovich Bogdanov (URS) 1172
2   Otakar Hořínek (TCH) 1172
3   John Sundberg (SWE) 1167
4   Vasily Borisov (URS) 1163
5   Vilho Ylönen (FIN) 1161
6   Gil Boa (CAN) 1159
7   Iosif Sîrbu (ROU) 1157
8   Anders Kvissberg (SWE) 1156
9   Rudi Sigl (EUA) 1155
10   Sándor Krebs (HUN) 1154
11   Albert Sigl (EUA) 1154
12   Art Jackson (USA) 1153
13   Uffe Schultz Larsen (DEN) 1152
14   Verle Wright Jr. (USA) 1151
15   Erling Kongshaug (NOR) 1151
16   Ole Hviid Jensen (DEN) 1149
17   Jorma Taitto (FIN) 1148
18   Constantin Antonescu (ROU) 1147
19   Frans Lafortune (BEL) 1145
20   Zlatko Mašek (YUG) 1144
21   Gerald Ouellette (CAN) 1141
22   Wu Tao-yan (TPE) 1140
23   Steffen Cranmer (GBR) 1140
24   Jacques Mazoyer (FRA) 1139
25   Oscar Caceres (PER) 1135
26   Carlo Varetto (ITA) 1135
27   Don Tolhurst (AUS) 1131
28   Maurice Racca (FRA) 1126
29   Luis Coquis (PER) 1124
30   Anker Hagen (NOR) 1124
31   Frederick Hopkinson (GBR) 1123
32   Juan Llabot (VEN) 1118
33   Milton Sobocinski (BRA) 1115
34   Norman Rule (AUS) 1114
35   Harihar Banerjee (IND) 1111
36   Yukio Inokuma (JPN) 1110
37   Severino Moreira (BRA) 1102
38   Haricharan Shaw (IND) 1102
39   Roy Congreve (KEN) 1096
40   Tomokazu Maruyama (JPN) 1085
41   Robin Lavine (RSA) 1082
42   Charles Trotter (KEN) 1030
43   Zafar Ahmed Muhammad (PAK) 999
44   Guillermo Padilla (COL) 983

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shooting at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games: Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 18 February 2015.