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Men's Trap, Team

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Host City: Antwerpen, Belgium
Venue(s): Hoogboom Country Club, Kapellen
Date Started: July 22, 1920
Date Finished: July 23, 1920
Format: The first 90 shots were in sets of 10, 10, 15, 15, 20, and 20. After the first four sets (50 shots), only the top five Teams qualified to continue with the last 50 shots. Six-man teams. 15 metre distance. Two shots given at a target. 100 targets - 90 targets from a known trap with an unknown angle using a continuous-fire system; 10 targets from an unknown trap and unknown angle.

Gold: USA United States
Silver: BEL Belgium
Bronze: SWE Sweden


With the top five finishers in the individual event, the United States would be expected to dominate the team trapshooting. In fact, of the top five, one of them, [Fred Plum], did not even count for the U.S. team. Of the seven stages in this event, the United States tied for the best score in one stage (the third with Belgium and Sweden), and won the other six stages. Well behind the Americans, Belgium won the silver medal and Sweden the bronze.

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Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal TP
1 United States USA Gold 547
2 Belgium BEL Silver 503
3 Sweden SWE Bronze 500
4 Great Britain GBR 488
5 Canada CAN 474
6 Netherlands NED 222
7T Norway NOR 210
7T France FRA 210