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Shooting at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Mixed Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres

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Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): Vicente Suárez Shooting Range, Military Camp Nr. 1, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 21, 1968
Date Finished: October 21, 1968
Format: 50 metres. 120 shots, 40 shots prone, 40 kneeling, and 40 standing. 400 possible at each distance, 1,200 posible overall.

Gold: FRG Bernd Klingner
Silver: USA John Writer
Bronze: URS Vitaly Parkhimovich

Summary

The world record holder was American Gary Anderson, but he only made the team in the prone match and the free rifle event. Most of the shooters used the Anschutz rifle, led by West Germany’s Bernd Klingner, who won the gold medal. Klingner’s victory was sealed by his world record score of 396 in the kneeling phase, to eke out a one-point victory over American John Writer.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PTS PP KP SP
1 Bernd Klingner 28 West Germany FRG Gold 1,157 394 396 367
2 John Writer 24 United States USA Silver 1,156 395 391 370
3 Vitaly Parkhimovich 25 Soviet Union URS Bronze 1,154 395 393 366
4 John Foster 32 United States USA 1,153 394 390 369
5 José González 20 Mexico MEX 1,152 397 379 376
6 Gerry Ouellette 34 Canada CAN 1,151 396 391 364
7 Peter Kohnke 27 West Germany FRG 1,151 395 388 368
8 Kurt Müller 34 Switzerland SUI 1,151 390 388 373
9 Bjørn Bakken 27 Norway NOR 1,150 397 383 370
10 Vladimir Konyakhin 25 Soviet Union URS 1,147 395 387 365
11 Slobodan Paunović 24 Yugoslavia YUG 1,147 392 388 367
12 Nicolae Rotaru 33 Romania ROU 1,146 398 386 362
13 László Hammerl 26 Hungary HUN 1,146 396 385 365
14 Guido Loacker 23 Austria AUT 1,146 394 384 368
15 Frans Lafortune 35 Belgium BEL 1,145 396 383 366
16 Raúl Llanos 19 Cuba CUB 1,145 395 383 367
17 Uto Wunderlich 22 East Germany GDR 1,145 390 387 368
18 Sven Johansson 23 Sweden SWE 1,144 393 390 361
19 Elling Øvergård 21 Norway NOR 1,144 393 388 363
20 Kurt Johansson 54 Sweden SWE 1,143 395 384 364
21 Martsel Koen 35 Bulgaria BUL 1,142 394 387 361
22 Ole Hviid Jensen 34 Denmark DEN 1,140 395 388 357
23 Ion Olărescu 25 Romania ROU 1,140 394 384 362
24 Jerzy Nowicki 35 Poland POL 1,140 391 389 360
25 Ryszard Fandier 27 Poland POL 1,139 391 390 358
26 Hartmut Sommer 34 East Germany GDR 1,138 393 384 361
27 Mendbayaryn Jantsankhorloo 24 Mongolia MGL 1,136 398 384 354
28 Don Tolhurst 39 Australia AUS 1,136 394 384 358
29 Jan Kůrka 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 1,136 391 385 360
30 Peter Ruch 27 Switzerland SUI 1,135 393 378 364
31 Vladimir Grozdanović 30 Yugoslavia YUG 1,134 393 385 356
32 Wolfram Waibel, Sr. 21 Austria AUT 1,133 397 382 354
33 Simo Morri 23 Finland FIN 1,133 394 378 361
34 Adolfo Feliciano 38 Philippines PHI 1,133 391 379 363
35 Ferenc Petrovácz 24 Hungary HUN 1,132 393 377 362
36 Jaakko Minkkinen 35 Finland FIN 1,132 391 385 356
37 Giuseppe De Chirico 34 Italy ITA 1,130 395 389 346
38 Alf Mayer 38 Canada CAN 1,127 395 379 353
39 Jaroslav Navrátil 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 1,127 393 381 353
40 Per Weichel 26 Denmark DEN 1,127 392 379 356
41 Henry Herscovici 41 Israel ISR 1,124 393 380 351
42 Luis del Cerro 44 Spain ESP 1,123 396 369 358
43 Sergio Álvarez 20 Cuba CUB 1,122 395 371 356
44 Wu Tao-Yan 33 Chinese Taipei TPE 1,121 392 369 360
45 Emiliyan Vergov 26 Bulgaria BUL 1,119 389 387 343
46 José María Pigrau 26 Spain ESP 1,117 390 377 350
47 Olegario Vázquez 33 Mexico MEX 1,116 398 370 348
48 Yondonjamtsyn Batsükh 23 Mongolia MGL 1,114 390 379 345
49 José Lei 37 Hong Kong HKG 1,112 391 373 348
50 Leopoldo Ang 30 Philippines PHI 1,098 389 374 335
51 Zelig Shtroch 22 Israel ISR 1,095 388 372 335
52 Juan Llabot 56 Venezuela VEN 1,094 378 370 346
53 Otto Brolo 39 Guatemala GUA 1,092 390 375 327
54 Mehmet Dursun 40 Turkey TUR 1,081 396 359 326
55 Edmar de Salles 40 Brazil BRA 1,077 395 354 328
56 Leonel Fernández 34 Guatemala GUA 1,068 391 363 314
57 Hugo Chamberlain 33 Costa Rica CRC 1,064 387 369 308
58 Charumai Mahawat 34 Thailand THA 1,054 380 357 317
59 Helio Castro 50 El Salvador ESA 1,046 379 362 305
60 Vinich Chareonsiri 32 Thailand THA 1,037 376 350 311
61 Pan Kou-Ang 28 Chinese Taipei TPE 1,020 371 340 309
62 Juan Antonio Valencia 39 El Salvador ESA 1,013 379 337 297