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Harry Reeves

Full name: Harry Wendell Reeves
Gender: Male
Born: December 3, 1910 in Edwardsport, Indiana, United States
Died: February 5, 2001 in Andrews, North Carolina, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Shooting


Harry Reeves shot free pistol for the United States at the 1952 Olympics. Reeves was a six-time national champion in pistol shooting. He started shooting in 1934 while serving in the US Marine Corps, winning the Navy Championship soon after he started competing. Reeves left the Marines in 1937 and joined the Detroit Police Force, but re-upped with the Marines in 1941 to serve in World War II. He left active duty in 1946 and joined the Marine Reserves, while returning to the Detroit police, retiring as a police inspector in 1964. In his honor the National Rifle Association (NRA) Police Semi-Automatic Service Pistol Match at the NRA National Police Shooting Championships receives the Harry Reeves Memorial Trophy.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 41 Helsinki Shooting Men's Free Pistol, 50 metres United States USA 30

Men's Free Pistol, 50 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS R1P R2P R3P R4P R5P R6P
1952 Summer 41 Helsinki Shooting United States USA Final Standings 515 89 86 84 80 84 92
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