Shooting — Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (discontinued)

Times held 10
Total participants 322
Total countries 43

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1896 Free Rifle, Any Position, 300 metres, Men Olympic 20 3
1900 Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men Olympic 30 6
1908 Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men Olympic 51 10
1912 Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men Olympic 84 9
1920 Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men Olympic 40 8
1948 Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men Olympic 36 13
1952 Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men Olympic 32 18
1956 Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men Olympic 20 14
1960 Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men Olympic 39 22
1964 Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men Olympic 30 18

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1896 Georgios OrfanidisGRE Ioannis FrangoudisGRE Viggo JensenDEN
1900 Emil KellenbergerSUI Anders Peter NielsenDEN Ole Østmo
Paul Van Asbroeck
NOR
BEL
1908 Albert HelgerudNOR Harry SimonUSA Ole SætherNOR
1912 Paul ColasFRA Lars Jørgen MadsenDEN Niels LarsenDEN
1920 Bud FisherUSA Niels LarsenDEN Østen ØstensenNOR
1948 Emil GrünigSUI Pauli JanhonenFIN Willy RøgebergNOR
1952 Anatoly BogdanovURS Robert BürchlerSUI Lev VaynshteynURS
1956 Vasily BorisovURS Allan ErdmanURS Vilho YlönenFIN
1960 Hubert HammererAUT Hansruedi SpillmannSUI Vasily BorisovURS
1964 Gary AndersonUSA Shota KveliashviliURS Martin GunnarssonUSA

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
Soviet Union URS 2 2 2 6
Switzerland SUI 2 2 0 4
United States USA 2 1 1 4
Greece GRE 1 1 0 2
Norway NOR 1 0 4 5
Austria AUT 1 0 0 1
France FRA 1 0 0 1
Denmark DEN 0 3 2 5
Finland FIN 0 1 1 2
Belgium BEL 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Vasily Borisov RUS
URS
1 0 1 2
Hubert Hammerer AUT 1 0 0 1
Paul Colas FRA 1 0 0 1
Georgios Orfanidis GRE 1 0 0 1
Albert Helgerud NOR 1 0 0 1
Emil Grünig SUI 1 0 0 1
Emil Kellenberger SUI 1 0 0 1
Anatoly Bogdanov RUS
URS
1 0 0 1
Gary Anderson USA 1 0 0 1
Bud Fisher USA 1 0 0 1

Olympic record progression

Record type
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (1,200 maximum)
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Kneeling, 400 maximum)
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Prone, 400 maximum)
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Standing, 400 maximum)