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Shooting at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games

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Host City: Stockholm, Sweden
Date Started: June 29, 1912
Date Finished: July 4, 1912
Events: 18

Participants: 284 (284 men and 0 women) from 16 countries
Youngest Participant: SWE Nils Romander (18 years, 363 days)
Oldest Participant: SWE Oscar Swahn (64 years, 258 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): SWE Vilhelm Carlberg (5 medals)
Most Medals (Country): SWE Sweden (17 medals)


As at London in 1908, the 1912 Olympic shooting program had a large number of events - 18 at Stockholm as compared to 15 at London. And similarly, the events could basically be separated into five categories: 1) long-range rifle shooting, 2) small-bore rifle shooting, 3) pistol shooting, 4) clay bird trap shooting, and 5) running deer shooting. The pistol and rifle events were held at [Kaknäs], while the running deer and clay trap events were held at [Råsunda].

Sweden and the United States dominated the competitions. Both won seven gold medals, with Sweden winning 17 medals in all to the 14 won by the United States.


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Free Pistol, 50 metres USA Al Lane USA Peter Dolfen GBR Charles Stewart
Men's Free Pistol, 50 metres, Team USA United States SWE Sweden GBR Great Britain
Men's Dueling Pistol, 30 metres USA Al Lane SWE Paul Palén SWE Hübner von Holst
Men's Dueling Pistol, 30 metres, Team SWE Sweden RUS Russia GBR Great Britain
Men's Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres FRA Paul Colas DEN Lars Jørgen Madsen DEN Niels Larsen
Men's Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team SWE Sweden NOR Norway DEN Denmark
Men's Military Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres HUN Sándor Prokopp USA Carl Osburn NOR Embret Skogen
Men's Military Rifle, Any Position, 600 metres FRA Paul Colas USA Carl Osburn USA John Jackson
Men's Military Rifle, 200, 400, 500 and 600 metres, Team USA United States GBR Great Britain SWE Sweden
Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Any Position, 50 metres USA Fred Hird GBR William Milne GBR Harry Burt
Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres, Team GBR Great Britain SWE Sweden USA United States
Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Disappearing Target, 25 metres SWE Vilhelm Carlberg SWE Hübner von Holst SWE Gideon Ericsson
Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Disappearing Target, 25 metres, Team SWE Sweden GBR Great Britain USA United States
Men's Running Target, Single Shot SWE Alf Swahn SWE Ã…ke Lundeberg FIN Nestori Toivonen
Men's Running Target, Single Shot, Team SWE Sweden USA United States FIN Finland
Men's Running Target, Double Shot SWE Ã…ke Lundeberg SWE Edward Benedicks SWE Oscar Swahn
Men's Trap USA Jay Graham GER Alfred Goeldel-Bronikoven RUS Harry Blaus
Men's Trap, Team USA United States GBR Great Britain GER Germany