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Running Target, Single Shot, Team, Men

Date26 July 1920 — 09:30
StatusOlympic
LocationHoogboom Country Club, Kapellen
Participants20 from 4 countries
Format100 metres. Five-man teams, each firing 10 shots. The deer was in sight for 23 metres, covering the distance in four seconds. Individual possible 50. Team possible 250. Single shot per each run of the deer.

Four teams entered but Norway won the gold medal easily, leading second place Finland by 19 points. Finland was only one point ahead of bronze medal winning USA, with Sweden bringing up the rear. This event was contested four times at the Olympics with Sweden winning in 1908/12 and Norway in 1920/24. The same four teams entered this event that had entered the team double shot running deer event, and Norway won both team running deer events in 1920, but the other places were different. Finland won the silver and the United States the bronze in this event, with Sweden fourth. In the double shot team event, Sweden was second, Finland third, and the United States fourth.

PosCompetitor(s)NOCTPIP
1NorwayNOR178Gold
Harald Natvig17840
Otto Olsen17839
Ole Lilloe-Olsen17836
Einar Liberg17836
Hans Nordvik17827
2FinlandFIN159Silver
Robert Tikkanen15930
Nestori Toivonen15936
Magnus Wegelius15933
Kalle Lappalainen15926
Yrjö Kolho15934
3United StatesUSA158Bronze
Tom Brown15836
Larry Nuesslein15836
Lloyd Spooner15834
Carl Osburn15828
Willis Lee15824
4SwedenSWE153
Alf Swahn15334
Per Kinde15332
Bengt Lagercrantz15332
Oscar Swahn15328
Karl Larsson15327