Shooting at the 1908 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 yard free pistol

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Men's 50 yard free pistol
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
Venue Bisley rifle range
Date July 10
Competitors 43 from 7 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Belgium
Silver medal    Belgium
Bronze medal    United States
«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 individual revolver and pistol competition was one of 15 shooting sports events on the shooting at the 1908 Summer Olympics programme.[1] The competition was held on Friday, July 10, 1908. Forty-three sport shooters from seven nations competed.

Results[edit]

Sixty shots were fired at a distance of 50 yards. Each hit counted between 1 and 10 points, for a total maximum score of 600.

Place Shooter Score
1  Paul Van Asbroeck (BEL) 490
2  Réginald Storms (BEL) 487
3  James Gorman (USA) 485
4  Charles Axtell (USA) 480
5  Jesse Wallingford (GBR) 467
6  André Barbillat (FRA) 466
7  William Ellicott (GBR) 458
8  Irving Calkins (USA) 457
9  John Dietz (USA) 455
10  André Regaud (FRA) 451
11  Geoffrey Coles (GBR) 449
12  Jacob van der Kop (NED) 447
13  Henry Lynch-Staunton (GBR) 443
14  William Russell Lane-Joynt (GBR) 442
15  René Englebert (BEL) 441
16  William Newton (GBR) 440
17  Léon Moreaux (FRA) 438
18  Franz-Albert Schartau (SWE) 436
19  Thomas LeBoutillier (USA) 436
20  Vilhelm Carlberg (SWE) 432
21  Reginald Sayre (USA) 430
22  Jean Depassio (FRA) 427
23  Charles Wirgman (GBR) 425
24  Piet ten Bruggen Cate (NED) 421
25  Frangiskos Mavrommatis (GRE) 419
26  Alexandros Theofilakis (GRE) 409
27  Johan Hübner von Holst (SWE) 408
28  Peter Jones (GBR) 407
29  Ioannis Theofilakis (GRE) 406
30  Léon Lécuyer (FRA) 401
31  James Le Fevre (GBR) 399
32  Defkalion Rediadis (GRE) 397
33  Eric Carlberg (SWE) 396
34  Maurice Robion du Pont (FRA) 391
35  Otto von Rosen (SWE) 386
36  Jan de Blécourt (NED) 381
37  Jacques Pinchart (BEL) 372
38  Walter W. Winans (USA) 368
39  Henry Munday (GBR) 358
40  Gerard van den Bergh (NED) 343
41  Christiaan Brosch (NED) 337
42  John Bashford (GBR) 329
43  Antonie de Gee (NED) 226

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shooting at the 1908 London Summer Games: Men's Free Pistol, 50 yards". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-02-22. 

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 11 May 2006.