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Shooting at the 1908 London Summer Games:

Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Moving Target, 25 yards

Shooting at the 1908 Summer Games:


Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Bisley Rifle Range, Bisley
Date Started: July 11, 1908
Date Finished: July 11, 1908
Format: 25 yards. Moving target. The target appeared 15 times over a 10 foot (3.05 metres) run for four seconds, one shot per run. Individual possible 45.

Gold: GBR John Fleming
Silver: GBR Maurice Matthews
Bronze: GBR William Marsden


Four British shooters tied for first in this event and the places were decided by examination of the targets. The winner, [John Fleming], was a long-time member of the City Rifle Club and from 1914-1918 was an instructor at the National Rifle Association's (NRA) School of Musketry. He was in the King's Hundred in 1934 and was a life member of the NRA.

View a Phase of this EventFinal Standings

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PTS
1 John Fleming 26 Great Britain GBR Gold 24
2 Maurice Matthews 27 Great Britain GBR Silver 24
3 William Marsden Great Britain GBR Bronze 24
4 Edward Newitt 42 Great Britain GBR 24
5 Philip Plater 41 Great Britain GBR 22
6 William Pimm 43 Great Britain GBR 21
7 William Milne 56 Great Britain GBR 21
8 Otto von Rosen 23 Sweden SWE 18
9 William Styles 33 Great Britain GBR 17
10T Arthur Wilde Great Britain GBR 13
10T Walter Winans 56 United States USA 13
10T Léon Johnson 32 France FRA 13
13 James Milne Great Britain GBR 12
14 André Mercier France FRA 10
15T Léon Tétart France FRA 9
15T Eric Carlberg 28 Sweden SWE 9
15T Vilhelm Carlberg 28 Sweden SWE 9
15T Hübner von Holst 26 Sweden SWE 9
19T Harold Hawkins 21 Great Britain GBR 3
19T Edward Amoore 31 Great Britain GBR 3
AC William Hill Australasia ANZ DNF
AC Frans-Albert Schartau 30 Sweden SWE DNF