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Shooting at the 1900 Paris Summer Games:

Men's Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team

Shooting at the 1900 Summer Games: Next Summer Games


Host City: Paris, France
Venue(s): Satory Camp, Versailles
Date Started: August 3, 1900
Date Finished: August 5, 1900
Format: 300 metres. 120 shots per man, 40 from each position. 6,000 possible per team; 1,200 possible per individual.

Gold: SUI Switzerland
Silver: NOR Norway
Bronze: FRA France


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 prone, kneeling, and standing from 300 metres for an individual possible of 1,200, and team possibles of 6,000. The team event was held concurrently with the individual free rifle. Each team had five shooters with all scores to count towards the team total. Six teams competed, with 30 shooters. Switzerland won the gold medal, led by individual champion Emil Kellenberger. Second through fourth places were quite close with Norway just ahead of France, and Denmark finishing fourth.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal TP
1 Switzerland SUI Gold 4,399
2 Norway NOR Silver 4,290
3 France FRA Bronze 4,278
4 Denmark DEN 4,265
5 Netherlands NED 4,221
6 Belgium BEL 4,166