Harcourt Ommundsen

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Harcourt Ommundsen
Born (1878-11-23)23 November 1878
Died 19 September 1915(1915-09-19) (aged 36)
Belgium
Nationality United Kingdom
Known for Olympic medalist
Olympic medal record
Men's Shooting
Silver medal – second place 1908 London Team military rifle
Silver medal – second place 1912 Stockholm Team military rifle

Harcourt Ommundsen (23 November 1878 – 19 September 1915) was a British sport shooter, who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics and 1912 Summer Olympics.[1]

In the 1908 Olympics he won a silver medal in the team military rifle event.

Four years later he won a silver medal in the team military rifle event and was seventh in the 600 metre free rifle event.

Ommundsen was killed in action during the First World War, serving as a lieutenant with the Honourable Artillery Company near Ypres. He was buried at Brandhoek Military Cemetery nearby.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sports Reference: Harcourt Ommundsen". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2014-02-18. 
  2. ^ Ommundsen, Harcourt, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Retrieved 17 August 2008

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