Shooting at the 1908 Summer Olympics – Men's 1000 yard free rifle

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Men's 1000 yard free rifle
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
Venue Bisley rifle range
Date July 9
Competitors 50 from 8 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Great Britain
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Great Britain
Shooting at the
1908 Summer Olympics
Shooting pictogram.svg
1000 yard free rifle men
300 m free rifle men
Team free rifle men
Team military rifle men
Stationary target small-bore rifle men
Moving target small-bore rifle men
Disappearing target small-bore rifle men
Team small-bore rifle men
Single-shot running deer men
Double-shot running deer men
Team single-shot running deer men
Individual pistol men
Team pistol men
Individual trap men
Team trap men

The men's free rifle at 1000 yards was one of 15 events on the Shooting at the 1908 Summer Olympics programme. Each shooter fired 20 shots at the target 1000 yards (914 m). A bulls-eye was worth 5 points, so the maximum possible score was 100.[1]

Results[edit]

Place Shooter Score
1  Joshua Millner (GBR) 98
2  Kellogg Casey (USA) 93
3  Maurice Blood (GBR) 92
4  Richard Barnett (GBR) 92
 Ted Ranken (GBR) 92
6  Thomas Caldwell (GBR) 91
 John Sellars (GBR) 91
 Harry Kerr (CAN) 91
9  Charles Crowe (CAN) 90
 Fred Utton (CAN) 90
11  Stanley Brown (CAN) 89
 William Leushner (USA) 89
13  Charles Benedict (USA) 88
 Ivan Eastman (USA) 88
 Charles Jeffers (USA) 88
16  Thomas Fremantle (GBR) 87
 Dugald McInnes (CAN) 87
 Charles Winder (USA) 87
19  Raoul de Boigne (FRA) 86
 Frank Morris (CAN) 86
 Harry Simon (USA) 86
 Peter Whitehead (GBR) 86
23  André Angelini (FRA) 85
24  Edward Green (USA) 84
 John Hession (USA) 84
 John Hopton (GBR) 84
27  James Freeborn (CAN) 83
28  Jørgen Bru (NOR) 82
 Paul Colas (FRA) 82
 Thomas Elmitt (CAN) 82
 James Jones (CAN) 82
 Alexander Rogers (GBR) 82
33  Arthur Martin (CAN) 79
34  Ossian Jörgensen (SWE) 77
35  Léon Hecht (FRA) 75
 George Rowe (CAN) 75
37  Arthur Steele (CAN) 74
38  Daniel Mérillon (FRA) 69
39  Léon Moreaux (FRA) 67
40  Georg Erdmann (NOR) 61
41  Asmund Enger (NOR) 58
 Kolbjørn Kvam (NOR) 58
43  Erik Ohlsson (SWE) 54
44  Fredrik Mossberg (SWE) 48
45  Alexandros Theofilakis (GRE) 30
46  Ernst Rosell (SWE) 27
47  Mathias Glomnes (NOR) 26
48  Léon Tétart (FRA) 21
49  Erich Wagner-Hohenlobbese (GER) 12
50  Olivius Skymoen (NOR) DNF

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shooting at the 1908 London Summer Games: Men's Free Rifle, 1,000 Yards". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-02-05. 

Sources[edit]

  • Cook, Theodore Andrea (1908). The Fourth Olympiad, Being the Official Report. London: British Olympic Association. 
  • De Wael, Herman (2001). "Shooting 1908". Herman's Full Olympians. Retrieved 8 May 2006.