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Shooting at the 1948 Summer Olympics


Shooting at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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


  • Medal summary 1
  • Participating nations 2
  • Medal count 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Medal summary

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

Participating nations

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

Medal count

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Switzerland (SUI) 1 1 0 2
 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


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External links

  • Official Olympic Report
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