Shooting at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Shooting at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal comprised seven events, all open to both men and women. For the first time ever, a woman won an Olympic medal in shooting: Margaret Murdock caught the silver in the Three positions event.


Medal count[edit]

Pos Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Flag of East Germany.svg East Germany 2 2 0 4
2 Flag of the United States.svg United States 2 1 0 3
3 Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Soviet Union 1 1 1 3
Flag of Germany.svg West Germany 1 1 1 3
5 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia 1 0 0 1
6 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands 0 1 0 1
Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal 0 1 0 1
8 Flag of Italy.svg Italy 0 0 2 2
Flag of Poland.svg Poland 0 0 2 2
9 Flag of Austria.svg Austria 0 0 1 1

Medalists by event[edit]

Pos Competitor
50 m Rifle - Three positions
Gold Lanny Bassham  United States 1162
Silver Margaret Murdock  United States 1162
Bronze Werner Seibold  West Germany 1160
50 m Rifle - Prone position
Gold Karlheinz Smieszek  West Germany 599
Silver Ulrich Lind  West Germany 597
Bronze Gennadi Lushikov  Soviet Union 595
50 m Pistol
Gold Uwe Potteck  East Germany 573
Silver Harald Vollmar  East Germany 567
Bronze Rudolf Dollinger  Austria 562
25 m Rapid Fire Pistol
Gold Norbert Klaar  East Germany 597
Silver Jürgen Wiefel  East Germany 596
Bronze Roberto Ferraris  Italy 595
Trap
Gold Donald Haldeman  United States 190
Silver Armando Silva  Portugal 189
Bronze Ubaldesco Baldi  Italy 189
Skeet
Gold Josef Panáček Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg Czechoslovakia 198
Silver Eric Swinkels  Netherlands 198
Bronze Wiesław Gawlikowski  Poland 196
50 m Running Target
Gold Aleksandr Gazov  Soviet Union 579
Silver Aleksandr Kediarov  Soviet Union 576
Bronze Jerzy Greszkiewicz  Poland 571

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