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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(s) 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 Status Team Pos Details
1912 Summer Olympics Shooting Free Pistol, 50 metres, Men Olympic 1 Gold Representing United States    
  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 Military Pistol, Team, Men Olympic United States 1 Gold Representing United States    
  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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