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Archery at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games:

Men's Pole Archery, Large Birds, Individual

Archery at the 1920 Summer Games:


Host City: Antwerpen, Belgium
Venue(s): Nightingale Park, Antwerpen
Date Started: August 3, 1920
Date Finished: August 3, 1920

Gold: BEL Edmond Cloetens
Silver: BEL Louis Van De Perck
Bronze: BEL Firmin Flamand


Large bird shooting was also termed "higher or upper shooting" in another section of the Program. The target was a 31-metre pole with four cross beams. The cross beams contained five higher birds and eight "middle high" birds. Scoring gave five points for a high bird, four points for a hen, three points for a cane, and two points for each "gutteur". Each competitor was allowed 20 shots.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PTS
1 Edmond Cloetens Belgium BEL Gold 13
2 Louis Van De Perck Belgium BEL Silver 11
3 Firmin Flamand Belgium BEL Bronze 7
4 Edmond Van Moer Belgium BEL 6
5 Joseph Hermans Belgium BEL 5
6 Auguste Van De Verre Belgium BEL 3