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Shooting at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games:

Men's Running Target, Single Shot

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Host City: Antwerpen, Belgium
Venue(s): Hoogboom Country Club, Kapellen
Date Started: July 27, 1920
Date Finished: July 27, 1920
Format: 100 metres. 10 shots. The deer was in sight for 23 metres, covering the distance in four seconds. Individual possible 50. Single shot per each run of the deer.

Gold: NOR Otto Olsen
Silver: SWE Alf Swahn
Bronze: NOR Harald Natvig


[Otto Olsen] won the first of his two individual shooting gold medals at Antwerp. The silver medalist, [Alf Swahn], had a remarkable career as an Olympic shooter, all in running deer shooting. He won running deer shooting medals at the 1908, 1912, 1920, and 1924 Olympic Games. In all he won nine Olympic medals – three gold, three silver, and three bronze.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PTS SO
1 Otto Olsen 35 Norway NOR Gold 43 OR
2 Alf Swahn 40 Sweden SWE Silver 41 20
3 Harald Natvig 47 Norway NOR Bronze 41 19
4 Yrjö Kolho 32 Finland FIN 40
5 Robert Tikkanen 32 Finland FIN 40
6 Fredric Landelius 35 Sweden SWE 39
7T Larry Nuesslein 24 United States USA 38
7T Oscar Swahn 72 Sweden SWE 37
AC Willis Lee 31 United States USA 33
AC Tom Brown 35 United States USA 33
AC Joe Jackson 39 United States USA 30
AC Lloyd Spooner 35 United States USA 30