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]

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
rapid fire pistol
details
Cornelius van Oyen
 Germany
Heinz Hax
 Germany
Torsten Ullman
 Sweden
pistol
details
Torsten Ullman
 Sweden
Erich Krempel
 Germany
Charles des Jammonières
 France
rifle prone
details
Willy Røgeberg
 Norway
Ralph Berzsenyi
 Hungary
Władysław Karaś
 Poland

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

References[edit]

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

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