Shooting at the 1900 Summer Olympics – Men's 300 metre free rifle, prone

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Men's 300 metre prone free rifle
at the Games of the II Olympiad
Date August 3–5
Competitors 30 from 6 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Achille Paroche
 France
2nd, silver medalist(s) Anders Peter Nielsen
 Denmark
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ole Østmo
 Norway
Shooting at the
1900 Summer Olympics
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25 metre rapid fire pistol men
50 metre free pistol men
50 metre free pistol, team men
Trap shooting men
300 metre free rifle, standing men
300 metre free rifle, kneeling men
300 metre free rifle, prone men
300 metre free rifle, three positions men
300 metre free rifle, team men

The 300 metre free rifle prone event was one of five military rifle events of the competitions in the Shooting at the 1900 Summer Olympics events in Paris. They were held from August 3 to August 5, 1900. 30 shooters from 6 nations competed, with five shooters per team. Medals were given for individual high scores in each of the three positions, overall individual high scores, and the scores of the five shooters were summed to give a team score.

Results[edit]

Each shooter fired 40 shots, for a total possible of 400 points.

Place Shooter Score
1  Achille Paroche (FRA) 332
2  Anders Peter Nielsen (DEN) 330
3  Ole Østmo (NOR) 329
4  Léon Moreaux (FRA) 325
5  Emil Kellenberger (SUI) 324
6  Henrik Sillem (NED) 317
7  Auguste Cavadini (FRA) 316
8  Paul van Asbroeck (BEL) 312
 Uilke Vuurman (NED) 312
10  Hellmer Hermandsen (NOR) 308
 Viggo Jensen (DEN) 308
12  Louis Richardet (SUI) 307
13  Edouard Myin (BEL) 304
14  Marcus Ravenswaaij (NED) 303
15  Charles Paumier (BEL) 302
16  Lars Jørgen Madsen (DEN) 301
 Tom Seeberg (NOR) 301
18  Ole Sæther (NOR) 298
19  René Thomas (FRA) 295
20  Solko van den Bergh (NED) 292
21  Franz Böckli (SUI) 289
22  Olaf Frydenlund (NOR) 287
23  Alfred Grütter (SUI) 285
 Konrad Stäheli (SUI) 285
25  Maurice Lecoq (FRA) 284
26  Antonius Bouwens (NED) 278
27  Laurids Jensen-Kjær (DEN) 273
28  Joseph Baras (BEL) 270
 Jules Bury (BEL) 270
30  Axel Kristensen (DEN) 261

References[edit]

  • International Olympic Committee medal winners database
  • De Wael, Herman. Herman's Full Olympians: "Shooting 1900". Accessed 3 March 2006. Available electronically at [1].
  • Mallon, Bill (1998). The 1900 Olympic Games, Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. ISBN 0-7864-0378-0.