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Al Lane

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 5
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 6
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAlfred Page "Al"•Lane
Used nameAl•Lane
Nick/petnamesThe Boy Wonder
Born26 September 1891 in New York, New York (USA)
Died2 October 1965 in Larchmont, New York (USA)
AffiliationsUS Army, (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Al Lane began his shooting career with the Manhattan Rifle and Revolver Association in New York. He was known as the boy wonder, having won several U.S. Revolver Association (USRA) championships in 1911 when aged only 19. After the 1912 Olympics, he was USRA Champion for three consecutive years. He later worked in the ad department of the Remington Company before leaving to become the head of the photographic department for a magazine publisher.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Shooting USA Al Lane
Free Pistol, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
Free Pistol, 50 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold
Dueling Pistol, 30 metres, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
Dueling Pistol, 30 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) United States 4
1920 Summer Olympics Shooting USA Al Lane
Military Pistol, Team, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold
Free Pistol, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
Free Pistol, 50 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold
Military Pistol, 30 metres, Men (Olympic) AC

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1912 Summer Olympics 1 July 1912 Shooting Free Pistol, 50 metres, Men (600 maximum) Final Standings 499 1

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