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Shooting at the 1924 Paris Summer Games:

Men's Free Rifle, Prone, 600 metres

Shooting at the 1924 Summer Games:

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Host City: Paris, France
Venue(s): Châlons Camp, Mourmelon-le-Grand
Date Started: June 27, 1924
Date Finished: June 27, 1924
Format: 600 metres. 20 shots prone. 100 possible.

Gold: USA Bud Fisher
Silver: USA Carl Osburn
Bronze: DEN Niels Larsen

Summary

Bud Fisher (USA) had won the UIT free rifle championship only the week before. Choice of ammunition was important in this event. The American variation had smaller stray than much of the European ammo; seven of the top ten finishers used American ammunition. Fisher won the event by shooting 95 from 100 possible. He and Carl Osburn (USA) tied for first but Fisher won the shoot-off, 48-45. Fisher had also won three shooting gold medals in 1920. In his Olympic career, he competed in five shooting events, and won five gold medals. Osburn had competed in both the 1912 and 1920 Olympics, winning four medals in 1912, six in 1920, and this silver medal brought his career total of Olympic medals to 11.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PTS SO
1 Bud Fisher 32 United States USA Gold 95 48
2 Carl Osburn 39 United States USA Silver 95 45
3 Niels Larsen 34 Denmark DEN Bronze 93
4 Walter Stokes 25 United States USA 92
5 Ludovic Augustin Haiti HAI 91
6T Albert Courquin 49 France FRA 90
6T Ludovic Valborge Haiti HAI 90
8 Hugo Johansson 36 Sweden SWE 88
9 Alexander Martin 29 Great Britain GBR 87
10T Giuseppe Laveni Italy ITA 86
10T Émile Rumeau 45 France FRA 86
10T Destin Destine Haiti HAI 86
13 Astrel Rolland Haiti HAI 85
14T Alberto Coletti Conti Italy ITA 84
14T Eric Halley 30 South Africa RSA 84
14T Elemér Takács Hungary HUN 84
14T Arthur Balbaert 44 Belgium BEL 84
14T Olle Ericsson 33 Sweden SWE 84
19T Constantin Ţenescu Romania ROU 83
19T Mauritz Eriksson 35 Sweden SWE 83
19T Aarne Valkama 34 Finland FIN 83
19T Jacques Lafortune 28 Belgium BEL 83
19T Halvard Angaard 25 Norway NOR 83
24T Lars Jørgen Madsen 52 Denmark DEN 82
24T Paul Van Asbroeck 50 Belgium BEL 82
24T Anders Peter Nielsen 56 Denmark DEN 82
24T Dennis Fenton 35 United States USA 82
24T Thomas Northcote 30 Great Britain GBR 82
24T Conrad Stucheli Switzerland SUI 82
24T Gerasimos Anagnostou Greece GRE 82
31T Andreas Vikhos Greece GRE 81
31T Veli Nieminen 38 Finland FIN 81
31T Jakob Reich 33 Switzerland SUI 81
34 Harry Douglas 41 Great Britain GBR 80
35T Rezső Velez 36 Hungary HUN 79
35T Arnold Rösli 44 Switzerland SUI 79
35T Josef Sucharda 41 Czechoslovakia TCH 79
35T Jaroslav Mach 37 Czechoslovakia TCH 79
35T Jean Theslöf 39 Finland FIN 79
35T August Onsrud 38 Norway NOR 79
41T Olaf Johannessen 33 Norway NOR 78
41T Ioannis Theofilakis Greece GRE 78
41T Conrad Adriaenssens 53 Belgium BEL 78
44 Heikki Huttunen 43 Finland FIN 77
45 Hendrik de Grijff 31 Netherlands NED 76
46T Erik Sætter-Lassen 31 Denmark DEN 75
46T Rudolf Jelen Czechoslovakia TCH 75
48T John Stiray South Africa RSA 74
48T Gustaf Andersson 38 Sweden SWE 74
48T Alexandros Theofilakis Greece GRE 74
51T Otto Olsen 39 Norway NOR 73
51T Albert Tröndle 38 Switzerland SUI 73
51T James Trembath South Africa RSA 73
51T Ricardo Ticchi Italy ITA 73
55T Simion Vartolomeu Romania ROU 70
55T Sándor Prokopp 36 Hungary HUN 70
55T António Ferreira Portugal POR 70
58 Stanisław Kowalczewski 34 Poland POL 69
59 David Smith 44 South Africa RSA 67
60T František Čermák 29 Czechoslovakia TCH 66
60T Marian Borzemski 29 Poland POL 66
62 Dario Canas 40 Portugal POR 65
63T Eugeniusz Waszkiewicz 33 Poland POL 64
63T Johannes Scheuter 43 Netherlands NED 64
65T Władysław Świątek 26 Poland POL 62
65T Carel de Iongh 40 Netherlands NED 62
65T Sem De Ranieri Italy ITA 62
68 Vasile Ghiţescu Romania ROU 57
69T Francisco António Real 38 Portugal POR 55
69T Albert Langereis 35 Netherlands NED 55
71 Manuel Guerra 34 Portugal POR 50
AC Georges Roes 35 France FRA DNF
AC Alexandru Vatamanu Romania ROU DNF