Louis Harant

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameLouis Joseph•Harant
Used nameLouis•Harant
Born20 November 1895 in Baltimore, Maryland (USA)
Died2 July 1986 in Vero Beach, Florida (USA)
Measurements173 cm
AffiliationsUS Army, (USA)
NOC United States
Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1


In 1920, Louis Harant was a first lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry Regiment of the US Army stationed in Washington, DC. In World War I, he was stationed in France. He also served in the Philippines in World War II and Korea and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery. While in the Army, Harant coached several shooting teams. Though he finished well back in the individual rapid-fire pistol event, he had the top score for the Americans in the team event.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Shooting USA Louis Harant
Military Pistol, Team, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold
Military Pistol, 30 metres, Men (Olympic) AC