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Archery at the 1900 Paris Summer Games:

Men's Au Chapelet, 50 metres

Archery at the 1900 Summer Games:


Host City: Paris, France
Venue(s): Municipal Velodrome, Paris
Date Started: May 27, 1900
Date Finished: August 14, 1900

Gold: FRA Eugène Mougin
Silver: FRA Henri Helle
Bronze: FRA Émile Mercier


The individual championships au chapelet were contested among the top six archers in the team event, but in this event, only three competing archers are known. The event was won by Belgium’s [Hubert Van Innis] who won four archery medals in 1900, adding six more in 1920, for a total of 10, the all-time Olympic best in archery. His six archery gold medals is also an Olympic best. Runner-up [Victor Thibault], and third-place finisher [Frédéric Petit] also placed second and third in au cordon doré at 33 metres.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Eugène Mougin 47 France FRA Gold
2 Henri Helle 26 France FRA Silver
3 Émile Mercier France FRA Bronze
4 Hubert Van Innis 34 Belgium BEL