Allan Briggs

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAllan Lindsay•Briggs
Used nameAllan•Briggs
Born14 February 1873 in Bridgeport, Connecticut (USA)
Died12 November 1951 in Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts (USA)
AffiliationsUS Army, (USA)
NOC United States
Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1


Capt. Allan Briggs of the U.S. Infantry was the second leading American in the military rifle-team event, at the 1912 Olympics. Briggs also competed in two individual events, not faring nearly as well, as he finished 25th and 35th in those.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Shooting USA Allan Briggs
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Olympic) 35
Military Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Olympic) 25
Military Rifle, Any Position, 600 metres, Men (Olympic) 4
Military Rifle, 200, 400, 500 and 600 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold