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Shooting at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games:

Men's Trap

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Host City: Antwerpen, Belgium
Venue(s): Hoogboom Country Club, Kapellen
Date Started: July 23, 1920
Date Finished: July 24, 1920
Format: 15 metre distance. Two shots given at a target. 100 targets - 90 targets from a known trap with an unknown angle using a continuous-fire system [Round 1 - 35 targets; Round 2 - 35 targets; Round 3 - 20 targets]; 10 targets with two men up from an unknown trap at an unknown angle [Round 4 - 10 targets]. Best 50% and ties advanced to the second stage. Best 50% and ties advanced to the third stage.

Gold: USA Mark Arie
Silver: USA Frank Troeh
Bronze: USA Frank Wright
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The United States dominated this event, taking the first five places. The champion was Mark Arie, one of the most colorful and popular shooters in American history. His career began in 1905 and he competed at the Grand American Handicap for over 30 years. He first won the Grand American in 1912 and added his second title in the event 22 years later, in 1934. In addition to his gold medal, Arie was awarded possession of the Challenge Prize that had been donated by Lord Westbury.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PTS
1 Mark Arie 38 United States USA Gold 95
2 Frank Troeh 38 United States USA Silver 93
3 Frank Wright 41 United States USA Bronze 87
4 Fred Plum 32 United States USA 87
5 Horace Bonser 33 United States USA 87
6 James Montgomery 28 Canada CAN 86
7T Nordal Lunde 44 Norway NOR 85
7T Henri Quersin Belgium BEL 85
9T Émile Dupont 32 Belgium BEL 84
9T Albert Bosquet Belgium BEL 84
11 William Hamilton 35 Canada CAN 82
12 George Whitaker 55 Great Britain GBR 79
AC George Beattie 42 Canada CAN 73
AC Sam Vance 41 Canada CAN 71
AC John Black 37 Canada CAN 52
AC Enoch Jenkins 27 Great Britain GBR
AC Veli Nieminen 34 Finland FIN
AC Christiaan Moltzer 44 Netherlands NED