Shooting at the 1908 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 yard free pistol, team

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Men's 50 yard team free pistol
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
Venue Bisley rifle range
Date 11 July
Competitors 28 from 7 nations
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
1900 1912
Shooting at the
1908 Summer Olympics
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1000 yard free rifle men
300 m free rifle men
Team free rifle men
Team military rifle men
Stationary target small-bore rifle men
Moving target small-bore rifle men
Disappearing target small-bore rifle men
Team small-bore rifle men
Single-shot running deer men
Double-shot running deer men
Team single-shot running deer men
Individual pistol men
Team pistol men
Individual trap men
Team trap men

The men's team revolver and pistol competition was one of 15 shooting sports events on the Shooting at the 1908 Summer Olympics programme.[1] Teams consisted of four shooters. 60 shots were fired by each shooter at a distance of 50 yards. Each hit counted between 1 and 10 points, for an individual maximum score of 600 and a team maximum of 2400 points.


Place Nation Shooter Score
1  United States (USA) Team total 1914
James Gorman 501
Irving Calkins 473
John Dietz 472
Charles Axtell 468
2  Belgium (BEL) Team total 1863
Paul Van Asbroeck 493
Réginald Storms 477
Charles Paumier du Verger 462
René Englebert 431
3  Great Britain (GBR) Team total 1817
Jesse Wallingford 477
Geoffrey Coles 459
Henry Lynch-Staunton 446
William Ellicott 435
4  France (FRA) Team total 1750
André Barbillat 463
André Regaud 440
Léon Moreaux 436
Jean Depassio 411
5  Sweden (SWE) Team total 1732
Vilhelm Carlberg 471
Eric Carlberg 462
Johan Hübner von Holst 416
Franz-Albert Schartau 383
6  Netherlands (NED) Team total 1632
Jacob van der Kop 449
Gerard van den Bergh 401
Jan de Blécourt 398
Piet ten Bruggen Cate 384
7  Greece (GRE) Team total 1576
Frangiskos Mavrommatis 419
Alexandros Theofilakis 401
Ioannis Theofilakis 398
Georgios Orphanidis 358



  • Cook, Theodore Andrea (1908). The Fourth Olympiad, Being the Official Report. London: British Olympic Association. 
  • De Wael, Herman (2001). "Shooting 1908". Herman's Full Olympians. Retrieved 11 May 2006.