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Running Target, Single Shot, Men

Date27 July 1920 — 09:30
StatusOlympic
LocationHoogboom Country Club, Kapellen
Participants12 from 4 countries
Format100 metres. 10 shots. The deer was in sight for 23 metres, covering the distance in four seconds. Individual possible 50. Single shot per each run of the deer.

Otto Olsen won the first of his two individual shooting gold medals at Antwerp. The silver medalist, Alf Swahn, had a remarkable career as an Olympic shooter, all in running deer shooting. He won running deer shooting medals at the 1908, 1912, 1920, and 1924 Olympic Games. In all he won nine Olympic medals – three gold, three silver, and three bronze.

PosCompetitor(s)NOCPointsShoot-Off
1Otto OlsenNOR43ORGold
2Alf SwahnSWE4120Silver
3Harald NatvigNOR4119Bronze
4Yrjö KolhoFIN40
5Robert TikkanenFIN40
6Fredric LandeliusSWE39
=7Larry NuessleinUSA38
=7Oscar SwahnSWE37
ACWillis LeeUSA33
ACTom BrownUSA33
ACJoe JacksonUSA30
ACLloyd SpoonerUSA30