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Verle Wright, Jr.

Full name: Verle Franklin Wright, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: January 19, 1928 in Muncie, Indiana, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Shooting

Biography

Verle Wright, Jr. had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1955 Pan American Games 50 m rifle 3 positions team (with Art Jackson, Emmett Swanson, and the non-Olympians August Westgaard and Allan Luke), 1st in the 1955 Pan American Games 300 m high power rifle 3 positions team (with Emmett Swanson, Art Jackson, Robert Sandager, and the non-Olympian August Westgaard), 1st in the 1959 Pan American Games small-bore rifle 3 positions team (with Daniel Puckel, Gary Anderson, and the non-Olympian James Carter), 1st in the 1959 Pan American Games free rifle standing team (with Daniel Puckel, Gary Anderson, and the non-Olympian James Carter), 1st in the 1959 Pan American Games free rifle kneeling team (with Daniel Puckel, Gary Anderson, and the non-Olympian James Carter), 1st in the 1963 Pan American Games 50 m rifle 3 positions team (with Gary Anderson and the non-Olympians William Krilling and David Boyd), 1st in the 1963 Pan American Games 300 m high power rifle 3 positions team (with Gary Anderson, Martin Gunnarsson, and the non-Olympian John Bertva), 2nd in the 1959 Pan American Games free rifle prone team (with Daniel Puckel, Gary Anderson, and the non-Olympian James Carter), 2nd in the 1963 Pan American Games 300 m high power rifle 3 positions, 3rd in the 1955 Pan American Games 50 m rifle 3 positions, 3rd in the 1955 Pan American Games army rifle 3 positions team (with Robert Sandager, Art Jackson, Emmett Swanson and the non-Olympian August Westgaard).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Shooting Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres United States USA 14
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Shooting Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres United States USA 36

Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS PP KP SP R1P R2P R3P R4P
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Shooting United States USA Final Standings 1,151 397 384 370
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Shooting United States USA Prone 397 99 99 100 99
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Shooting United States USA Kneeling 384 96 98 96 94
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Shooting United States USA Standing 370 91 92 92 95

Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS R1P R2P R3P R4P R5P R6P
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Shooting United States USA Final Standings 590 99 98 97 98 98 100
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