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Peter Dolfen

Full name: Peter James Dolfen
Gender: Male
Born: May 21, 1880 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: May 31, 1947 in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Shooting

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

In 1912, Peter Dolfen was from the hotbed of American pistol shooting, Springfield, Massachusetts. Besides his two medal winning performances at the Olympics, Dolfen finished 16th in the dueling, or rapid-fire, pistol event. Dolfen worked for over 40 years for the Milton Bradley Company, serving 30 years as a foreman with that company. He fought in the Spanish-American War, serving in the Philippines, and also saw service in the Boxer Rebellion in China. Dolfen was a member of the Springfield Revolver Club, and was made a life member a few years before his death.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 31 Stockholm Shooting Men's Free Pistol, 50 metres United States USA 2 Silver
1912 Summer 31 Stockholm Shooting Men's Free Pistol, 50 metres, Team United States USA 1 Gold
1912 Summer 31 Stockholm Shooting Men's Dueling Pistol, 30 metres United States USA 16

Men's Free Pistol, 50 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS
1912 Summer 31 Stockholm Shooting United States USA Final Standings 474

Men's Free Pistol, 50 metres, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1912 Summer 31 Stockholm Shooting United States USA Final Standings 1 1,916 467

Men's Dueling Pistol, 30 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS TH
1912 Summer 31 Stockholm Shooting United States USA Final Standings 29 274
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