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Shooting at the 1896 Athina Summer Games:

Men's Military Rifle, 200 metres

Shooting at the 1896 Summer Games:


Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Shooting Range, Kallithea
Date Started: April 8, 1896
Date Finished: April 9, 1896
Format: 200 metres. Four ten-shot strings. Score for each string determined by multiplying target hits by points scored.

Gold: GRE Pantelis Karasevdas
Silver: GRE Pavlos Pavlidis
Bronze: GRE Nikolaos Trikoupis


[Pantelis Karasevdas] was a law student. He won the military rifle competition by a huge margin, and was successful in hitting the target on all 40 of his shots.

View a Phase of this EventFinal Standings

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal TH PTS
1 Pantelis Karasevdas Greece GRE Gold 40 2,350
2 Pavlos Pavlidis Greece GRE Silver 38 1,978
3 Nikolaos Trikoupis Greece GRE Bronze 34 1,713
4 Anastasios Metaxas 34 Greece GRE 1,701
5 Georgios Orfanidis Greece GRE 1,698
6 Viggo Jensen 21 Denmark DEN 30 1,640
7 Georgios Diamantis Greece GRE 1,456
8 Albert Baumann Switzerland SUI 1,294
9 Ioannis Theofilakis Greece GRE 1,261
10 Sidney Merlin 39 Great Britain GBR 1,156
11 Alexios Fetsis Greece GRE 894
12T Eugen Schmidt 34 Denmark DEN 26 845
12T Spyridon Stais Greece GRE
AC Charles Waldstein 40 United States USA
AC Machonet Great Britain GBR
AC Giuseppe Rivabella Italy ITA
AC Aristovoulos Petmezas Greece GRE
AC Albin Lermusiaux 21 France FRA
AC G. Karagiannopoulos Greece GRE
AC Holger Nielsen 29 Denmark DEN DNF