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Shooting at the 1906 Athina Summer Games:

Men's Trap, Single Shot, 16 metres

Shooting at the 1906 Summer Games:

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Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Shooting Range, Kallithea
Date Started: April 26, 1906
Date Finished: April 26, 1906
Format: 30 clays sent from 4 traps at 16 metres. 15 clays thrown from the lower traps, 15 clays thrown from the higher traps. 30 possible.

Gold: GBR Gerald Merlin
Silver: GRE Ioannis Peridis
Bronze: GBR Sidney Merlin

Summary

Only 12 shooters started from four nations. Thirty clays were sent from four traps at 16 metres, with 15 clays thrown from the lower traps, and 15 clays thrown from the higher traps. Britain’s Gerald Merlin tied with Greece’s Ioannis Peridis with 24 clays broken. They shot off the tie, but tied again in the first with 4 of 5 clays broken. In the second shoot-off, Merlin won 4-3, to win the gold medal.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PTS SO
1 Gerald Merlin 21 Great Britain GBR Gold 24 4/4
2 Ioannis Peridis Greece GRE Silver 24 4/3
3 Sidney Merlin 49 Great Britain GBR Bronze 23
4 Maurice Faure 46 France FRA 22
5 Konstantinos Thanopoulos Greece GRE 16
6 Ioannis Drosopoulos Greece GRE 14
7 Sándor, Count Török de Szendrő 25 Hungary HUN 12
8 Dimitrios Petropoulos Greece GRE 7
AC Anastasios Metaxas 44 Greece GRE DNF
AC Raoul, Count de Boigne 43 France FRA DNF
AC Vasileios Stais Greece GRE DNF
AC Jean Fouconnier France FRA DNF