Shooting at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 metre rifle three positions
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
|Venue||Umberto I Shooting Range|
|Competitors||75 from 41 nations|
|Shooting at the
1960 Summer Olympics
|25 m rapid fire pistol||men|
|50 m pistol||men|
|300 m rifle three positions||men|
|50 m rifle three positions||men|
|50 m rifle prone||men|
The men's 50 metre rifle three positions rifle shooting event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place on 7–8 September 1960 with 75 shooters from 41 nations competing. The three positions consist of; prone position, kneeling position and standing position.
All shooters scoring 530 points are better, of the two qualifying groups, qualify for the final round.
A total of 120 shots are taken 40 from each position, for a total of 400 points at each position. With the possibility of 1,200 overall points.
Key: =WR = equalled world record
- "Shooting at the 1960 Rome Summer Games: Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 3 July 2015.