Shooting at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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With the competitions in shooting at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, the Olympic shooting program began its expansion. Three new events were added: 100 metre running deer, 50 metre rifle three positions and trap. In total there were seven events held between 25 and 29 July 1952.[1]

Shooting at the
1952 Summer Olympics
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25 m rapid fire pistol men
50 metre pistol men
300 metre rifle men
50 m rifle, three positions men
50 m rifle, prone men
100 m running deer men
Trap men

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
25 metre rapid fire pistol
details
 Károly Takács (HUN) 579  Szilard Kun (HUN) 578  Gheorghe Lichiardopol (ROU) 578
50 metre pistol
details
 Huelet Benner (USA) 553  Angel Leon de Gozalo (ESP) 550  Ambrus Balogh (HUN) 549
300 metre rifle three positions
details
 Anatoli Bogdanov (URS) 1123  Robert Bürchler (SUI) 1120  Lev Weinstein (URS) 1109
50 metre rifle three positions
details
 Erling Asbjørn Kongshaug (NOR) 1164  Vilho Ylönen (FIN) 1164  Boris Andreyev (URS) 1163
50 metre rifle prone
details
 Iosif Sârbu (ROU) 400  Boris Andreyev (URS) 400  Arthur Jackson (USA) 399
100 metre running deer
(single and double shot)
details
 John Larsen (NOR) 413  Per Olof Sköldberg (SWE) 409  Tauno Mäki (FIN) 407
Trap
details
 George Genereux (CAN) 192  Knut Holmqvist (SWE) 191  Hans Liljedahl (SWE) 190

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 218 shooters from 41 nations competed at the Helsinki Games:[1]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Norway (NOR) 2 0 0 2
2  Soviet Union (URS) 1 1 2 4
3  Hungary (HUN) 1 1 1 3
4  Romania (ROU) 1 0 1 2
 United States (USA) 1 0 1 2
6  Canada (CAN) 1 0 0 1
7  Sweden (SWE) 0 2 1 3
8  Finland (FIN) 0 1 1 2
9  Spain (ESP) 0 1 0 1
 Switzerland (SUI) 0 1 0 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Shooting at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". Sports Reference.com. Retrieved 3 February 2015. 

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