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Warren Sprout

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 2
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameWarren Austin•Sprout
Used nameWarren•Sprout
Born3 February 1874 in Picture Rocks, Pennsylvania (USA)
Died23 August 1945 in Westfield, New Jersey (USA)
AffiliationsUS Navy, (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Warren Sprout, a career navy officer, was a hospital steward at the time of the 1912 Olympics. Sprout competed in eight events at the 1912 Olympics, winning a gold medal and two bronze medals in team rifle events. He competed in five individual events at the Olympics, but failed to crack the top 10 in any of them.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Shooting USA Warren Sprout
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Olympic) 32
Military Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Olympic) 37
Military Rifle, Any Position, 600 metres, Men (Olympic) 14
Military Rifle, 200, 400, 500 and 600 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold
Small-Bore Rifle, Any Position, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) 12
Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) United States 3 Bronze
Small-Bore Rifle, Disappearing Target, 25 metres, Men (Olympic) 17
Small-Bore Rifle, Disappearing Target, 25 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) United States 3 Bronze