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Charles Axtell

Full name: Charles Sumner Axtell
Gender: Male
Born: January 29, 1859 in Hyannis, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 24, 1932 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Shooting

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Charles Axtell was one of the greats in the early days of competitive shooting in this country He was also active as an administrator in the sport, being one of the founders of the U.S. Revolver Association and serving as its president from 1911 until 1913. Besides his team Olympic gold medal, Axtell competed individually in free pistol, just missing the medals with a fourth-place finish. Axtell also competed at some shooting events in 1900 connected with the Paris Exposition. Which events were and were not on the Olympic program in that year is not known, so it is possible that Axtell also competed in the 1900 Olympics.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 49 London Shooting Men's Free Pistol, 50 yards United States USA 4
1908 Summer 49 London Shooting Men's Free Pistol, 50 yards, Team United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Free Pistol, 50 yards

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS
1908 Summer 49 London Shooting United States USA Final Standings 480

Men's Free Pistol, 50 yards, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1908 Summer 49 London Shooting United States USA Final Standings 1 1,914 468