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Lars Jørgen Madsen

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 2
Bronze 1
Total 5
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameLars Jørgen•Madsen
Used nameLars Jørgen•Madsen
Born19 July 1871 in Beldringe, Vordingborg (DEN)
Died1 April 1925 in Harridslev, Randers (DEN)
AffiliationsKjøbenhavns Skytteforening/Randers Amts Skytteforening
NOC(s) Denmark

Biography

Lars Jørgen Madsen was a prominent Danish sport shooter at the start of 20th century. Madsen competed at five Olympics during his career, winning individual free rifle, standing gold in 1900; team military rifle, standing gold in 1920; individual free rifle, three positions silver in 1912; individual military rifle, standing silver in 1920; and team free rifle, three positions bronze in 1912. At the World Championships, Madsen won three golds (free rifle, three positions in 1899; free rifle, standing in 1900 and 1908), three silvers (free rifle, standing in 1899 and 1911; free rifle, kneeling in 1924) and seven bronzes (free rifle, prone in 1914; free rifle, standing in 1922; free rifle, three positions in 1914; team free rifle, three positions in 1899, 1914 and 1922; and team free pistol in 1924). By profession Madsen was a medical doctor, graduating with a medical degree from København University in 1900. From 1900 until his death in 1925, Madsen practiced medicine in Harridslev.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1900 Summer Olympics Shooting Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men Olympic 5 DEN Lars Jørgen Madsen
  Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team, Men Olympic Denmark 4
  Free Rifle, Kneeling, 300 metres, Men Olympic 8
  Free Rifle, Prone, 300 metres, Men Olympic =16
  Free Rifle, Standing, 300 metres, Men Olympic 1 Gold
1908 Summer Olympics Shooting Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men Olympic 14 DEN Lars Jørgen Madsen
  Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team, Men Olympic Denmark 4
1912 Summer Olympics Shooting Free Pistol, 50 metres, Men Olympic 14 DEN Lars Jørgen Madsen
  Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men Olympic 2 Silver
  Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team, Men Olympic Denmark 3 Bronze
  Military Rifle, 200, 400, 500 and 600 metres, Team, Men Olympic Denmark 8
  Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres, Team, Men Olympic Denmark 5
1920 Summer Olympics Shooting Free Pistol, 50 metres, Men Olympic AC DEN Lars Jørgen Madsen
  Free Pistol, 50 metres, Team, Men Olympic Denmark 8
  Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men Olympic AC
  Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team, Men Olympic Denmark 5
  Military Rifle, Prone, 300 metres, Men Olympic AC
  Military Rifle, Prone, 300 metres, Team, Men Olympic Denmark 13
  Military Rifle, Prone, 600 metres, Men Olympic AC
  Military Rifle, Standing, 300 metres, Men Olympic 2 Silver
  Military Rifle, Standing, 300 metres, Team, Men Olympic Denmark 1 Gold
  Small-Bore Rifle, Standing, 50 metres, Men Olympic AC
  Small Bore-Rifle, Standing, 50 metres, Team, Men Olympic Denmark 4
1924 Summer Olympics Shooting Free Rifle, Prone, 600 metres, Men Olympic =24 DEN Lars Jørgen Madsen
  Free Rifle, 400, 600 and 800 metres, Team, Men Olympic Denmark 6
  Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres, Men Olympic =24

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