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Neville Holt

Full name: Neville Holt
Gender: Male
Born: March 9, 1912 in Leichhardt, New South Wales, Australia
Died: February 6, 2008 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Shooting

Related Olympians: Brother of John Holt.


Neville Holt was primarily known in Australia as a large-bore rifle shooter, but he competed at the 1948 Olympics in the small-bore event. Holt learned shooting from his father and joined the militia just prior to World War II, but never served during the war. His work in the militia allowed him to borrow guns to practice his sport shooting. After the war, he worked as an electrician in Sydney. His younger brother, [John], also competed in the Olympics as a shooter. Prior to his death, Neville Holt was Australia’s oldest living Olympian.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 36 London Shooting Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres Australia AUS 47

Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS R1P R2P R3P R4P R5P R6P
1948 Summer 36 London Shooting Australia AUS Final Standings 584 98 97 95 97 98 99
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