Shooting at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Shooting at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal comprised seven events, all open to both men and women. For the first time ever, a woman won an Olympic medal in shooting: Margaret Murdock caught the silver in the three positions event.[1]

Events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
pistol
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 Uwe Potteck (GDR)  Harald Vollmar (GDR)  Rudolf Dollinger (AUT)
rapid fire pistol
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 Norbert Klaar (GDR)  Jürgen Wiefel (GDR)  Roberto Ferraris (ITA)
rifle prone
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 Karlheinz Smieszek (FRG)  Ulrich Lind (FRG)  Gennadi Lushchikov (URS)
rifle three positions
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 Lanny Bassham (USA)  Margaret Murdock (USA)  Werner Seibold (FRG)
running target
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 Aleksandr Gazov (URS)  Aleksandr Kediarov (URS)  Jerzy Greszkiewicz (POL)
skeet
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 Josef Panáček (TCH)  Eric Swinkels (NED)  Wiesław Gawlikowski (POL)
trap
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 Donald Haldeman (USA)  Armando Marques (POR)  Ubaldesco Baldi (ITA)

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 344 shooters, 393 men and 4 women, from 60 nations competed at the Montreal Games:[1]

Medal count[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 East Germany2204
2 United States2103
3 Soviet Union1113
 West Germany1113
5 Czechoslovakia1001
6 Netherlands0101
 Portugal0101
8 Italy0022
 Poland0022
10 Austria0011
Totals (10 nations)77721


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Shooting at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 24 July 2015.

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