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Shooting at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games:

Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Any Position, 50 metres

Shooting at the 1912 Summer Games:

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Host City: Stockholm, Sweden
Venue(s): Kaknäs, Djurgården, Stockholm
Date Started: July 4, 1912
Date Finished: July 4, 1912
Format: 50 metres. 40 shots prone. 200 possible. Ties decided by the greatest number of 1) 5s, 2) black center hits, 3) 4s, 4) 3s, etc.

Gold: USA Fred Hird
Silver: GBR William Milne
Bronze: GBR Harry Burt

Summary

Although America’s Fred Hird won the gold medal with 194 points, the next five positions and six of the top ten were taken by British shooters. Hird won three Olympic shooting medals in 1912, the individual gold in this event and bronze medals in the two team small-bore events. He competed in Olympic shooting in 1920 as well, but did not fare as well.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PTS
1 Fred Hird 32 United States USA Gold 194 OR
2 William Milne 60 Great Britain GBR Silver 193
3 Harry Burt 35 Great Britain GBR Bronze 192
4 Edward Lessimore 31 Great Britain GBR 192
5 Francis Kemp 20 Great Britain GBR 190
6 Bob Murray 42 Great Britain GBR 190
7 Bill Leushner 48 United States USA 189
8 Erik Boström 42 Sweden SWE 189
9 Hübner von Holst 30 Sweden SWE 189
10 William Pimm 47 Great Britain GBR 189
11 Axel Wahlstedt 45 Sweden SWE 187
12 Warren Sprout 38 United States USA 187
13 Carl Osburn 28 United States USA 187
14 Joseph Pepe 31 Great Britain GBR 187
15 Fredrik Nyström 31 Sweden SWE 187
16 Arthur Nordenswan 29 Sweden SWE 186
17 Eric Carlberg 32 Sweden SWE 186
18 Neil McDonnell 35 United States USA 186
19 Ruben Örtegren 30 Sweden SWE 186
20 Ernst Johansson 36 Sweden SWE 185
21 Vilhelm Carlberg 32 Sweden SWE 185
22 Robert Löfman 36 Sweden SWE 185
23 Ed Anderson 25 United States USA 185
24 David Griffiths 38 Great Britain GBR 184
25 Nikolaos Levidis 43 Greece GRE 181
26 Frants Nielsen 38 Denmark DEN 180
27 William Styles 37 Great Britain GBR 179
28 Erik Odelberg 23 Sweden SWE 179
29 László Hauler 27 Hungary HUN 178
30 Arne Sunde 28 Norway NOR 176
31 Sándor, Count Török de Szendrő 31 Hungary HUN 174
32 Ioannis Theofilakis Greece GRE 173
33 Aleksandr Dobrzhansky 39 Russia RUS 172
34 Frangiskos Mavrommatis 42 Greece GRE 172
35 Johs Jordell 32 Norway NOR 172
36 Vladimir Potekin 36 Russia RUS 170
37 Iakovos Theofilas 50 Greece GRE 167
38 Povl Gerlow 30 Denmark DEN 167
39 Gideon Ericsson 41 Sweden SWE 157
40 Ragnvald Maseng 20 Norway NOR 156
41 André Regaud 44 France FRA 125