Not held in other editions
| Event type

Small-Bore Rifle, Disappearing Target, 25 metres, Men

Date 5 July 1912 — 10:00
LocationKaknäs, Djurgården, Stockholm
Participants36 from 8 countries
Format25 metres. 5 series of 25 shots. Target appeared for three seconds, with intervals of five seconds between appearances. After each series of five shots, the figure was changed. 250 possible. Places determined first by number of hits on target, and ties decided by 1) number of points made, 2) number of 10s, 3) number of 9s, etc.

Vilhelm Carlberg had competed in the 1908 small-bore rifle disappearing target event, finishing 7th. He had an exceptionally long Olympic career, competing and winning medals in Olympic shooting in 1906, 1908, 1912, and 1924 - he did not compete at Antwerp in 1920. In 1912 he won five Olympic medals, three gold and two silver. Overall, he won eight Olympic medals - three gold, three silver, and two bronze. His twin brother, Eric Carlberg, also competed in shooting for Sweden at the Olympics, and in fact, finished 20th in this event. His Olympic career was shorter, encompassing only the Olympics of 1906, 1908, and 1912, and he won five Olympic medals, two gold and three silver, although he never won an individual shooting medal.

PosCompetitorNOCPointsTargets Hit10s/9s
1Vilhelm CarlbergSWE24225Gold
2Hübner von HolstSWE23325Silver
3Gideon EricssonSWE2312512/8Bronze
4Joseph PepeGBR231259/13
5Bob MurrayGBR22825
6Axel GyllenkrokSWE22725
7William PimmGBR22525
8Fred HirdUSA22125
9Henry BurtGBR22224
10Robert LöfmanSWE22124
11Erik OdelbergSWE21924
12Edward LessimoreGBR21824
13William StylesGBR21624
14Neil McDonellUSA21224
15Gustaf BoivieSWE21224
16Ed AndersonUSA20824
17Warren SproutUSA20524
18Fragkiskos MavrommatisGRE20424
19Léon JohnsonFRA20324
20Eric CarlbergSWE21923
21Ioannis TheofilakisGRE21423
22William MilneGBR21223
23Francis KempGBR20623
24Bill LeushnerUSA20623
25Axel WahlstedtSWE20023
26Aleksandr DobrzhanskyRUS19023
27Pierre GentilFRA17623
28Arthur NordenswanSWE20022
29David GriffithsGBR19222
30Nikolaos LevidisGRE19222
31Povl GerlowDEN17421
32Vladimir PotekinRUS17120
33Sándor, Gróf Török de SzendrőHUN14618
34Carl OsburnUSA14618
35Robert JonssonSWE14317
36Iakovos TheofilasGRE11614