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Shooting at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games:

Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Disappearing Target, 25 metres

Shooting at the 1912 Summer Games:

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Host City: Stockholm, Sweden
Venue(s): Kaknäs, Djurgården, Stockholm
Date Started: July 5, 1912
Date Finished: July 5, 1912
Format: 25 metres. 5 series of 25 shots. Target appeared for three seconds, with intervals of five seconds between appearances. After each series of five shots, the figure was changed. 250 possible. Places determined first by number of hits on target, and ties decided by 1) number of points made, 2) number of 10s, 3) number of 9s, etc.

Gold: SWE Vilhelm Carlberg
Silver: SWE Hübner von Holst
Bronze: SWE Gideon Ericsson

Summary

Vilhelm Carlberg had competed in the 1908 small-bore rifle disappearing target event, finishing 7th. He had an exceptionally long Olympic career, competing and winning medals in Olympic shooting in 1906, 1908, 1912, and 1924 - he did not compete at Antwerp in 1920. In 1912 he won five Olympic medals, three gold and two silver. Overall, he won eight Olympic medals - three gold, three silver, and two bronze. His twin brother, Eric Carlberg, also competed in shooting for Sweden at the Olympics, and in fact, finished 20th in this event. His Olympic career was shorter, encompassing only the Olympics of 1906, 1908, and 1912, and he won five Olympic medals, two gold and three silver, although he never won an individual shooting medal.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PTS TH 10s/9s
1 Vilhelm Carlberg 32 Sweden SWE Gold 242 25
2 Hübner von Holst 30 Sweden SWE Silver 233 25
3 Gideon Ericsson 41 Sweden SWE Bronze 231 25 12/8
4 Joseph Pepe 31 Great Britain GBR 231 25 9/13
5 Bob Murray 42 Great Britain GBR 228 25
6 Axel Gyllenkrok 23 Sweden SWE 227 25
7 William Pimm 47 Great Britain GBR 225 25
8 Fred Hird 32 United States USA 221 25
9 Harry Burt 35 Great Britain GBR 222 24
10 Robert Löfman 36 Sweden SWE 221 24
11 Erik Odelberg 23 Sweden SWE 219 24
12 Edward Lessimore 31 Great Britain GBR 218 24
13 William Styles 37 Great Britain GBR 216 24
14 Neil McDonnell 35 United States USA 212 24
15 Gustaf Boivie 47 Sweden SWE 212 24
16 Ed Anderson 25 United States USA 208 24
17 Warren Sprout 38 United States USA 205 24
18 Frangiskos Mavrommatis 42 Greece GRE 204 24
19 Léon Johnson 36 France FRA 203 24
20 Eric Carlberg 32 Sweden SWE 219 23
21 Ioannis Theofilakis Greece GRE 214 23
22 William Milne 60 Great Britain GBR 212 23
23 Francis Kemp 20 Great Britain GBR 206 23
24 Bill Leushner 48 United States USA 206 23
25 Axel Wahlstedt 45 Sweden SWE 200 23
26 Aleksandr Dobrzhansky 39 Russia RUS 190 23
27 Pierre Gentil 30 France FRA 176 23
28 Arthur Nordenswan 29 Sweden SWE 200 22
29 David Griffiths 38 Great Britain GBR 192 22
30 Nikolaos Levidis 43 Greece GRE 192 22
31 Povl Gerlow 30 Denmark DEN 174 21
32 Vladimir Potekin 36 Russia RUS 171 20
33 Sándor, Count Török de Szendrő 31 Hungary HUN 146 18
34 Carl Osburn 28 United States USA 146 18
35 Robert Jonsson 25 Sweden SWE 143 17
36 Iakovos Theofilas 50 Greece GRE 116 14