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Hershel Anderson

Full name: Hershel Lee Anderson
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: August 4, 1937 in Tracy City, Tennessee, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Shooting

Biography

Hershel Anderson was a pistol shooter who was a sergeant in the US Army stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia in both 1972 and 1976. He was US free pistol champion in 1967, 1971, and 1975-76. Anderson was Interservice free pistol champion from 1969-72 and was second at the 1962 CISM Tournament. Anderson won 10 medals at the Pan American Games in 1967, 1971, and 1975, with seven gold medals and three silver. He won three individual Pan Am gold medals in the 1967 free pistol and with the free pistol and air pistol in 1975. Anderson’s responsibility in the Army was as a tanker and he served in the Berlin Brigade and the American Division Sniper School in Vietnam. He received the Distinguished International Shooters Badge.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 35 München Shooting Mixed Free Pistol, 50 metres United States USA 34
1976 Summer 38 Montréal Shooting Mixed Free Pistol, 50 metres United States USA 10

Mixed Free Pistol, 50 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS R1P R2P R3P R4P R5P R6P
1972 Summer 35 München Shooting United States USA Final Standings 540 91 92 88 91 90 88
1976 Summer 38 Montréal Shooting United States USA Final Standings 556 91 95 92 95 91 92
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