Shooting at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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

Shooting at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Shooting pictogram.svg
25 m rapid fire pistol men
50 metre pistol men
300 metre rifle men
50 m rifle, prone men

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
25 metre rapid fire pistol
details
 Károly Takács
Hungary (HUN)
 Carlos Enrique Díaz Sáenz Valiente
Argentina (ARG)
 Sven Lundquist
Sweden (SWE)
50 metre pistol
details
 Edwin Vásquez
Peru (PER)
 Rudolf Schnyder
Switzerland (SUI)
 Torsten Ullman
Sweden (SWE)
300 metre rifle
details
 Emil Grünig
Switzerland (SUI)
 Pauli Janhonen
Finland (FIN)
 Willy Røgeberg
Norway (NOR)
50 metre rifle prone
details
 Art Cook
United States (USA)
 Walter Tomsen
United States (USA)
 Jonas Jonsson
Sweden (SWE)

Participating nations[edit]

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

Medal count[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Switzerland (SUI) 1 1 0 1
 United States (USA) 1 1 0 2
3  Hungary (HUN) 1 0 0 1
 Peru (PER) 1 0 0 1
5  Argentina (ARG) 0 1 0 1
 Finland (FIN) 0 1 0 1
7  Sweden (SWE) 0 0 3 3
8  Norway (NOR) 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

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

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