Shooting at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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Shooting
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Shooting pictogram.svg
VenueBisley Rifle Range
Dates2–6 August 1948
Competitors188 from 28 nations
← 1936
1952 →

Shooting at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London comprised four events. The competitions were held from 2 to 6 August 1948.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
rapid fire pistol
details
Károly Takács
 Hungary
Carlos Enrique Díaz Sáenz Valiente
 Argentina
Sven Lundquist
 Sweden
pistol
details
Edwin Vásquez
 Peru
Rudolf Schnyder
 Switzerland
Torsten Ullman
 Sweden
300 metre rifle three positions
details
Emil Grünig
 Switzerland
Pauli Janhonen
 Finland
Willy Røgeberg
 Norway
rifle prone
details
Art Cook
 United States
Walter Tomsen
 United States
Jonas Jonsson
 Sweden

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 188 shooters from 28 nations competed at the London Games:[1]

Medal count[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Switzerland (SUI)1102
 United States (USA)1102
3 Hungary (HUN)1001
 Peru (PER)1001
5 Argentina (ARG)0101
 Finland (FIN)0101
7 Sweden (SWE)0033
8 Norway (NOR)0011
Totals (8 nations)44412


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Shooting at the 1948 London Summer Games". Sports Reference.com. Retrieved 27 January 2015.

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