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Shooting at the 1900 Paris Summer Games:

Men's Free Rifle, Standing, 300 metres

Shooting at the 1900 Summer Games:

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Host City: Paris, France
Venue(s): Satory Camp, Versailles
Date Started: August 3, 1900
Date Finished: August 5, 1900
Format: 300 metres. 40 shots standing. 400 possible.

Gold: DEN Lars Jørgen Madsen
Silver: NOR Ole Østmo
Bronze: BEL Charles Paumier du Vergier

Summary

The target in this event was 1 metre in diameter with 10 scoring rings, with a black aiming mark of 60 cm in diameter. Shooters shot 40 shots from 300 metres in a standing position for a possible of 400. This event was a portion of the 3-position free rifle event which was shot concurrently for individuals and teams. Gold went to Danish shooter Lars Jørgen Madsen who shot at the Olympics from 1900-1924, competing in 26 events and winning five medals.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PTS
1 Lars Jørgen Madsen 28 Denmark DEN Gold 305
2 Ole Østmo 33 Norway NOR Silver 299
3 Charles Paumier du Vergier Belgium BEL Bronze 298
4 Paul Van Asbroeck 26 Belgium BEL 297
5 Franz Böckli 42 Switzerland SUI 294
6 Emil Kellenberger 36 Switzerland SUI 292
7T Jules Bury 37 Belgium BEL 282
7T Alfred Grütter 39 Switzerland SUI 282
9 Helmer Hermansen 29 Norway NOR 280
10 Auguste Cavadini 34 France FRA 278
11T Anders Peter Nielsen 32 Denmark DEN 277
11T Viggo Jensen 25 Denmark DEN 277
13 Tom Seeberg 40 Norway NOR 275
14T Konrad Stäheli 33 Switzerland SUI 272
14T Marcus Ravenswaaij 37 Netherlands NED 272
16 Olaf Frydenlund 37 Norway NOR 271
17T Louis Richardet 35 Switzerland SUI 269
17T Léon Moreaux 48 France FRA 269
19T Maurice Lecoq 46 France FRA 268
19T Achille Paroche 32 France FRA 268
21 Edouard Myin Belgium BEL 265
22T Axel Kristensen 26 Denmark DEN 261
22T Uilke Vuurman 27 Netherlands NED 261
24 René Thomas 34 France FRA 254
25 Henrik Sillem 33 Netherlands NED 249
26T Ole Sæther 30 Norway NOR 239
26T Solko van den Bergh 45 Netherlands NED 239
28T Laurids Kjær 48 Denmark DEN 238
28T Antoine Bouwens 23 Netherlands NED 238
30 Joseph Baras Belgium BEL 233