Full name: Cornelius Maria van Oyen
Born: November 28, 1886 in Brandenburg an der Havel, Brandenburg, Germany
Died: January 19, 1954 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
German sports shooter Cornelius van Oyen participated in the rapid-fire pistol event at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Van Oyen shot a clean round to win the gold medal in the 3-second round, hitting one more target than his team-mate [Heinz Hax]. In 1937 and 1939 van Oyen was a member of the German rapid-fire pistol team that won the team bronze medal at the World Championships. In 1939, he also won silver in the individual rapid-fire pistol event behind Swedenâs [Torsten Ullman].
He was inducted in the Hall of Fame of the German Sports Shooting Association. By profession, van Oyen was an inspector at the BÃ¶tzow Brewery, in whose cellars he had set up his training program.
|1936 Summer||49||Berlin||Shooting||Men's Rapid-Fire Pistol, 25 metres||Germany||GER||1||Gold|
|1936 Summer||49||Berlin||Shooting||Germany||GER||Final Standings||18||6||6||6|