Shooting at the 1936 Summer Olympics

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Shooting at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin saw the reintroduction of 50 metre pistol (then called Free Pistol) but still only had three events. The competitions were held from 6 to 8 August 1936 at the shooting ranges at Wannsee. Germany succeeded only in winning one of the three gold medals; the others went to Scandinavians after great accomplishments: Torsten Ullman won Free Pistol with a margin of 15 points and a new world record, and Willy Røgeberg achieved the maximum score in the Prone event.[1]

Shooting at the
1936 Summer Olympics
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25 m rapid fire pistol men
50 metre pistol men
50 m rifle, prone men

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
25 metre rapid fire pistol
Cornelius van Oyen
Heinz Hax
Torsten Ullman
50 metre pistol
Torsten Ullman
Erich Krempel
Charles des Jammonières
50 metre rifle prone
Willy Røgeberg
Ralph Berzsenyi
Władysław Karaś

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 141 shooters from 29 nations competed at the Berlin Games:[1]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany (GER) 1 2 0 3
2  Sweden (SWE) 1 0 1 2
3  Norway (NOR) 1 0 0 1
4  Hungary (HUN) 0 1 0 1
5  France (FRA) 0 0 1 1
 Poland (POL) 0 0 1 1


  1. ^ a b "Shooting at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". Sports Retrieved 11 January 2015. 

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