Shooting at the 1972 Summer Olympics – 25 metre rapid fire pistol
|25 metre rapid fire pistol
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
|Date||August 31 & September 1, 1972|
|Competitors||62 from 39 nations|
|Winning score||595 OR|
|Shooting at the
1972 Summer Olympics
|300 m free rifle three positions||open|
|50 m rifle prone||open|
|50 m rifle three positions||open|
|50 m free pistol||open|
|25 m rapid fire pistol||open|
|50 m running target||open|
The following are the results of the 25 metre rapid fire pistol competition at the 1972 Summer Olympics. Józef Zapędzki of Poland set an Olympic record of 595 to defend his gold medal. He was the first shooter to defend the gold medal, in this event, since Károly Takács of Hungary defended his gold at the 1948 and 1952 games.
The format was: 25 metres. 60 shots in three courses of 20; with a possible score of 600.
- Sports Reference. "Shooting at the 1972 München Summer Games: Mixed Rapid-Fire Pistol, 25 metres". Retrieved 2012-05-30.