Shooting at the 1908 Summer Olympics – Men's 300 metre free rifle, three positions

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Men's 300 metre free rifle, three positions
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
Venue Bisley rifle range
Date July 11
Competitors 51 from 10 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Norway
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Norway
«1900 1912»
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 300 metres was one of 15 events on the shooting at the 1908 Summer Olympics programme. The competition was held on Saturday, 11 July 1908. Fifty-one sport shooters from ten nations competed.[1]

Results[edit]

Each shooter fired 120 shots at the target 300 metres distant. Forty shots were fired from each of three positions—standing, kneeling, and prone. Each hit could score between 1 and 10 points, with the highest possible score being 1200 points.

Place Shooter Score
Standing Kneeling Prone Total
1  Albert Helgerud (NOR) 277 292 340 909
2  Harry Simon (USA) 228 294 365 887
3  Ole Sæther (NOR) 272 284 327 883
4  Gustav-Adolf Sjöberg (SWE) 251 285 338 874
5  Janne Gustafsson (SWE) 265 283 324 872
6  Julius Braathe (NOR) 257 291 303 851
7  Axel Jansson (SWE) 235 296 312 843
8  Léon Johnson (FRA) 250 282 303 835
9  Olaf Sæther (NOR) 240 291 299 830
10  Jesse Wallingford (GBR) 201 303 324 828
11  Maurice Blood (GBR) 201 290 334 825
12  Per-Olof Arvidsson (SWE) 236 277 310 823
13  Georg Erdmann (NOR) 234 277 310 821
14  Lars Jørgen Madsen (DEN) 236 294 283 813
15  Gustaf Adolf Jonsson (SWE) 226 267 319 812
16  Edward Green (USA) 190 276 326 792
17  Voitto Kolho (FIN) 231 269 288 788
18  Christian Pedersen (DEN) 191 278 311 780
19  Kolbjørn Kvam (NOR) 234 267 276 777
20  Alexander Jackson (GBR) 187 249 335 771
21  Hans Schultz (DEN) 223 257 289 769
22  Pieter van Waas (NED) 188 285 295 768
23  Fredrik Mossberg (SWE) 174 288 299 761
24  Olivius Skymoen (NOR) 206 240 314 760
25  Paul Colas (FRA) 231 233 293 759
26  Robert Hawkins (GBR) 189 273 301 752
 Per Olaf Olsen (NOR) 222 237 293 752
28  Erik Ohlsson (SWE) 174 271 306 751
29  John Hession (USA) 176 233 337 746
30  Frans Nässling (FIN) 221 244 268 733
31  Maurice Lecoq (FRA) 196 280 254 730
32  Piet ten Bruggen Cate (NED) 216 238 271 726
33  Niels Laursen (DEN) 202 224 286 712
34  André Angelini (FRA) 154 247 305 706
35  Ernest Ista (BEL) 169 232 300 701
36  Fernand Rey (BEL) 169 245 284 698
37  Huvi Tuiskunen (FIN) 193 246 256 697
38  Heikki Huttunen (FIN) 204 212 270 686
39  Lauri Kolho (FIN) 171 236 265 672
40  Henry Chaney (GBR) 140 240 291 671
41  Emil Nässling (FIN) 204 234 219 657
42  Poul Liebst (DEN) 187 197 261 645
43  Sándor Prokopp (HUN) 144 236 247 627
44  Gustav Nyman (FIN) 200 166 249 615
45  Karl Reilin (FIN) 217 174 193 584
46  Heikki Hallamaa (FIN) 165 181 230 576
47  Mathias Glomnes (NOR) 250 313 563
48  Niels Christian Christensen (DEN) 202 299 501
49  István Móricz (HUN) 122 179 189 490
50  Ossian Jörgensen (SWE) 112 308 420
51  Lorents Jensen (DEN) 46 275 321

References[edit]

External links[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.