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Not held in other editions
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Free Pistol, 50 yards, Men

Date10 July 1908
StatusOlympic
LocationBisley Rifle Range, Bisley
Participants43 from 7 countries
Format50 yards. 60 shots per shooter. Individual possible 600.

This competition came down to Paul Van Asbroeck and Jim Gorman, who would also post the highest individual scores in the team free pistol event, with Gorman besting Van Asbroeck in that event. Gorman was the last man to shoot but came in behind Van Asbroeck and his teammate, Réginald Storms. After the scores were announced, Gorman protested, claiming a double, noting that one of his bullets had gone through a previous hole. The protest was considered but disallowed the next day, and Van Asbroeck won the gold medal, Gorman the bronze.

PosCompetitor(s)NOCPoints
1Paul Van AsbroeckBEL490ORGold
2Réginald StormsBEL487Silver
3Jim GormanUSA485Bronze
4Charles AxtellUSA480
5Jesse WallingfordGBR467
6André BarbillatFRA466
7William EllicottGBR458
8Irving CalkinsUSA457
9John DietzUSA455
10André RegaudFRA451
11Geoffrey ColesGBR449
12Jacob van der KopNED447
13Henry Lynch-StauntonGBR443
14William Lane-JoyntGBR442
15René EnglebertBEL441
16William NewtonGBR440
17Léon MoreauxFRA438
18Frans-Albert SchartauSWE436
19Thomas LeBoutillierUSA436
20Vilhelm CarlbergSWE432
21Reginald SayreUSA430
22Jean DepassioFRA427
23Charles WirgmanGBR425
24Piet ten Bruggen CateNED421
25Frangiskos MavrommatisGRE419
26Alexandros TheofilakisGRE409
27Hübner von HolstSWE408
28Peter JonesGBR407
29Ioannis TheofilakisGRE406
30Léon LécuyerFRA401
31J. Nelson Le FevreGBR399
32Defkalion RediadisGRE397
33Eric CarlbergSWE396
34Maurice Robion du PontFRA391
35Otto von RosenSWE386
36Jan de BlécourtNED381
37Jacques PinchartBEL372
38Walter WinansUSA368
39Harry MundayGBR358
40Gerard van den BerghNED343
41Christiaan BroschNED337
42John BashfordGBR329
43Antonie de GeeNED226