David Griffiths

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameDavid James•Griffiths
Used nameDavid•Griffiths
Born31 March 1874 in Maesteg, Wales (GBR)
Died5 September 1931 in Johnstone, Scotland (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


David Griffiths was a long-time member of the Welsh national shooting team but made only a single appearance for Great Britain at the Olympics. His performances in Stockholm placed in the middle of the rankings in both events he contested. Griffiths worked as a mining engineer in the South Wales coalfields and also saw military service with the Welsh Regiment of the British Army.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Shooting GBR David Griffiths
Small-Bore Rifle, Any Position, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) 24
Small-Bore Rifle, Disappearing Target, 25 metres, Men (Olympic) 29