Cyril Mackworth-Praed

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Cyril Mackworth-Praed
Personal information
Born(1891-09-21)21 September 1891
Dorking, England
Died30 June 1974(1974-06-30) (aged 82)
Ringwood, Hampshire, England
SportSports shooting

Cyril Winthrop Mackworth-Praed (21 September 1891 – 30 June 1974) was a British sport shooter who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics.[1]

In 1924 he won the gold medal as member of the British team in the team running deer, double shots event. He also won two silver medals in the running deer, single shots and double shots competition.

In the 1924 Summer Olympics he also participated in the following events:

He also competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics.

He was also a well-known ornithologist and entomologist, specialized in the birds of Africa and author of the 7-volume Handbook of the Birds of Africa.


  1. ^ "Cyril Mackworth-Praed". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2 January 2015.

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