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Shooting at the 1906 Athina Summer Games:

Men's Trap, Double Shot, 14 metres

Shooting at the 1906 Summer Games:


Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Shooting Range, Kallithea
Date Started: April 26, 1906
Date Finished: April 26, 1906
Format: 20 clays. 10 sets of double clays sent from 4 traps at 14 metres All clays thrown from the higher traps. 20 possible.

Gold: GBR Sidney Merlin
Silver: GRE Anastasios Metaxas
Bronze: GBR Gerald Merlin


Only 10 shooters started from four nations. Ten sets of double clays were sent from 4 traps at 14 metres, with all the clays thrown from the higher traps, for a 20 possible. Britain’s Sidney Merlin won with 15 clays broken. Second went to Greece’s Anastasios Metaxas with 13 clays, while third was Merlin’s nephew, Gerald, who had won the single shot trap event in 1906.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PTS
1 Sidney Merlin 49 Great Britain GBR Gold 15
2 Anastasios Metaxas 44 Greece GRE Silver 13
3 Gerald Merlin 21 Great Britain GBR Bronze 12
4 Ioannis Peridis Greece GRE 11
5 Maurice Faure 46 France FRA 9
6T Vasileios Stais Greece GRE 8
6T Jean Fouconnier France FRA 8
6T Konstantinos Thanopoulos Greece GRE 8
9 Sándor, Count Török de Szendrő 25 Hungary HUN 4
AC Raoul, Count de Boigne 43 France FRA DNF