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Charles Davis

Full name: Charles Ditman Davis
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11.5 (182 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: February 12, 1927 in Hazard, Kentucky, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Shooting


Charles Davis shot running target for the United States at the 1972 Olympics. A Kentucky native he spent a career in the military, serving in both Korea and Vietnam. He started in the US Navy after leaving high school, but later joined the US Army. Davis graduated from Centre College of Danville, Kentucky. He was US Champion in running target in 1972 and also won the Interservice Title in running target that year. Davis was 1961 US Champion with the military rifle. He competed at multiple internationals for the United States from 1956-82, including the 1960 and 1968 CISM Championships. Davis started shooting as a youngster in the Eastern Kentucky hills, starting with a slingshot, then a BB gun, and progressing to rifle shooting.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 45 München Shooting Mixed Running Target, 50 metres United States USA 19

Mixed Running Target, 50 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS SRP FRP
1972 Summer 45 München Shooting United States USA Final Standings 540 276 264
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