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Shooting at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games:

Men's Military Rifle, Prone, 600 metres, Team

Shooting at the 1920 Summer Games:

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Host City: Antwerpen, Belgium
Venue(s): Beverlo Camp, Beverlo
Date Started: July 29, 1920
Date Finished: August 2, 1920
Format: 600 metres prone. Five-man teams, each shooter with 10 shots. Team possible 300. Individual possible 60.

Gold: USA United States
Silver: RSA South Africa
Bronze: SWE Sweden

Summary

This event required two shoot-offs. The United States, South Africa, and Sweden tied with 287. A shoot-off was necessary because all three nations recorded 37 6s, and 13 5s. In the first shoot-off, Sweden was eliminated with 275. The original scores gave Sweden 283 and the United States 282. Later that night the targets were re-examined and the United States’ score was changed to 283, necessitating another shoot-off. The United States won the second shoot-off, 284-279.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal TP
1 United States USA Gold 287
2 South Africa RSA Silver 287
3 Sweden SWE Bronze 287
4 Norway NOR 282
5 France FRA 280
6 Switzerland SUI 279
7 Greece GRE 270
8 Finland FIN 268
9 Netherlands NED 266
10 Belgium BEL 264
11 Czechoslovakia TCH 258
12 Italy ITA 257
13 Spain ESP 253
14 Portugal POR 248