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Shooting at the 1908 London Summer Games:

Men's Running Target, Single Shot

Shooting at the 1908 Summer Games: Next Summer Games

Events:
Phases:

Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Bisley Rifle Range, Bisley; Bisley Rifle Range, Bisley
Date Started: July 9, 1908
Date Finished: July 9, 1908
Format: 110 yards. 10 shots in ten runs of the deer, one per run. 40 possible.

Gold: SWE Oscar Swahn
Silver: GBR Ted Ranken
Bronze: GBR Alexander Rogers

Summary

By winning this event, Oscar Swahn set an Olympic record which still stands to this day. On the day of this event, Swahn, born 20 October 1847, was 60 years and 263 days old, making him the oldest gold medalist in an individual Olympic event.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PTS
1 Oscar Swahn 60 Sweden SWE Gold 25 OR
2 Ted Ranken 32 Great Britain GBR Silver 24
3 Alexander Rogers 41 Great Britain GBR Bronze 24
4 Maurice Blood 38 Great Britain GBR 23
5 Albert Kempster 33 Great Britain GBR 22
6T William Lane-Joynt 53 Great Britain GBR 21
6T Walter Winans 56 United States USA 21
6T James Cowan 51 Great Britain GBR 21
9 Joshua Millner 60 Great Britain GBR 20
10 Charles Nix 34 Great Britain GBR 19
11 Ernst Rosell 26 Sweden SWE 17
12 William Ellicott Great Britain GBR 16
13 Léon Tétart France FRA 11
14 Maurice Robion du Pont 39 France FRA 6
15 André Barbillat France FRA 3
AC John Bashford Great Britain GBR 0 DNF