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Running Target, Single Shot, Team, Men

Date10 July 1908
StatusOlympic
LocationBisley Rifle Range, Bisley
Participants8 from 2 countries
Format110 yards. 10 shots in one run of the deer. 40 possible per shooter. Four shooters per team. Team possible of 160.

Only two teams entered this event, which turned out to be very close. Sweden won the gold medal with a score of 86, only one point ahead of Great Britain. Sweden was led by Oscar Swahn and his son, Alf. This was the first Olympic appearance for Oscar Swahn, but he was already 60-years-old. He competed at the Olympics in 1912 and 1920, winning a silver medal in 1920 in the team running deer double shot, which makes him the oldest Olympic medalist ever at 72+-years-old.

PosCompetitor(s)NOCTPIP
1SwedenSWE86Gold
Alf Swahn8626
Arvid Knöppel8622
Oscar Swahn8621
Ernst Rosell8617
2Great BritainGBR85Silver
Charles Nix8527
William Lane-Joynt8522
William Ellicott8518
Ted Ranken8518