1952 ISSF World Shooting Championships

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The 35th UIT World Shooting Championships was the contemporary name of the ISSF World Shooting Championships in all ISSF shooting events held in Oslo, Norway, in 1952, only weeks before the 1952 Summer Olympics.[1] It was the only World Shooting Championship between 1912 and 2008 to be conducted in an Olympic year.

Medal count[edit]

Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 8 3 7 18
2   Switzerland 7 6 4 17
3  Norway 6 4 4 14
4  Sweden 5 8 6 19
5  Finland 3 5 4 12
6  Argentina 1 0 2 3
7  Canada 0 1 0 1
 Denmark 0 1 0 1
 Egypt 0 1 0 1
 Romania 0 1 0 1
11  Germany 0 0 1 1
 Italy 0 0 1 1
 Mexico 0 0 1 1

Rifle events[edit]

Individual Team
300 m Rifle Three positions
Gold  August Hollenstein (SUI) 1123 Gold   Switzerland 5540
Silver  Jorma Taitto (FIN) 1121 Silver  Sweden 5489
Bronze  Robert Buerchler (SUI) 1121 Bronze  Finland 5481
300 m Rifle Prone position
Gold  Kullervo Leskinen (FIN) 392 No team competition
Silver  Jorma Taitto (FIN) 391
Bronze  Robert Buerchler (SUI) 389
300 m Rifle Kneeling position
Gold  Vilho Ylönen (FIN) 381 No team competition
Silver  Robert Buerchler (SUI) 378
Bronze  Otto Horber (SUI) 378
300 m Rifle Standing position
Gold  Isac Erben (SWE) 361 No team competition
Silver  August Hollenstein (SUI) 359
Bronze  Jorma Taitto (FIN) 357
300 m Standard Rifle
Gold  August Hollenstein (SUI) 530 Gold   Switzerland 2601
Silver  Walther Fröstell (SWE) 528 Silver  Sweden 2591
Bronze  Arthur Jackson (USA) 527 Bronze  Norway 2579
50 m Rifle Three positions
Gold  Erling Asbjørn Kongshaug (NOR) 1164 Gold   Switzerland 5781
Silver  Robert Buerchler (SUI) 1162 Silver  Sweden 5737
Bronze  Johan Hunæs (NOR) 1160 Bronze  Norway 5722
50 m Rifle Prone position (60 shots)
Gold  Arthur Jackson (USA) 596 Gold  United States 2364
Silver  Verle Franklin Wright Jr. (USA) 595 Silver  Norway 2360
Bronze  Sven Dessle (SWE) 594 Bronze  Germany 2349
50 m Rifle Prone position (40 shots)
Gold  Arthur Jackson (USA) 400 Gold   Switzerland 1984
Silver  Uffe Schultz Larsen (DEN) 399 Silver  Norway 1979
Bronze  Arthur Edwin Cook (USA) 398 Bronze  United States 1979
50 m Rifle Kneeling position
Gold  Sven Halinoja (FIN) 393 Gold  Sweden 1937
Silver  Johan Hunæs (NOR) 392 Silver   Switzerland 1934
Bronze  Emmett Swanson (USA) 392 Bronze  Norway 1927
50 m Rifle Standing position
Gold  Erling Asbjørn Kongshaug (NOR) 382 Gold   Switzerland 1873
Silver  Max Lenz (SUI) 378 Silver  Finland 1836
Bronze  August Hollenstein (SUI) 378 Bronze  Sweden 1835

Pistol events[edit]

Individual Team
50 m Pistol
Gold  Torsten Ullman (SWE) 558 Gold  Sweden 2718
Silver  Åke Lindblom (SWE) 555 Silver   Switzerland 2698
Bronze  Huelet Benner (USA) 555 Bronze  Finland 2671
25 m Rapid Fire Pistol
Gold  Huelet Benner (USA) 582 Gold  United States 2304
Silver  Penait Calcai (ROU) 581 Silver  Finland 2272
Bronze  Carlos Saenz Valiente (ARG) 581 Bronze  Argentina 2264
25 m Center-Fire Pistol
Gold  Harry Reeves (USA) 579 Gold  United States 2304
Silver  Walter Walsh (USA) 576 Silver  Sweden 2234
Bronze  Huelet Benner (USA) 576 Bronze  Mexico 2207

Shotgun events[edit]

Individual Team
Trap
Gold  Pablo Grossi (ARG) 287 Gold  Sweden 754
Silver  George Genereux (CAN) 286 Silver  Egypt 746
Bronze  Knut Holmqvist (SWE) 286 Bronze  Italy 743
Skeet
Gold  C. T. Edwinson (USA) 150 No team competition
Silver  Cecil Jones (USA) 149
Bronze  Charles Michaelis (USA) 148

Running target events[edit]

Individual Team
100 m Running Deer Double Shot
Gold  John Larsen (NOR) 206 Gold  Norway 759
Silver  Bengt Austrin (SWE) 201 Silver  Finland 744
Bronze  Karl Bokman (SWE) 195 Bronze  Sweden 722
100 m Running Deer Single Shot
Gold  John Larsen (NOR) 210 Gold  Norway 805
Silver  Rolf Bergersen (NOR) 209 Silver  Sweden 797
Bronze  Karl Bokman (SWE) 209 Bronze  Finland 777

References[edit]

  1. ^ Farewell "Joe" Benner, Military Marksmanship Association

External links[edit]

  • All WCH medallists (ISSF website), which incorrectly gives 1950 as the year of this competition