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Running Target, Single Shot, Men

Date30 June 1924
StatusOlympic
LocationLe Stand de Versailles, Versailles
Participants32 from 8 countries
Format10 shots. 50 possible.

The running deer targets were the same as used at Stockholm and Antwerp, with a deer silhouette and five scoring zones, from 1-5. The events were shot 100 metres with each shooter getting 10 shots for a 50 possible. The deer target ran across a 23-metre opening in four seconds, and one shot was fired on each run. The event was won by Major John Boles of the United States, with a 40. There was a three-way tie for second place at 39, with a barrage giving the silver medal to Britain’s Cyril Mackworth-Praed, and the bronze won by Norway’s Otto Olsen.

PosCompetitor(s)NOCPointsShoot-Off
1John BolesUSA40Gold
2Cyril Mackworth-PraedGBR3919Silver
3Otto OlsenNOR3917Bronze
4Otto HultbergSWE39
5Martti LiuttulaFIN37
6Alf SwahnSWE37
=7Einar LibergNOR36
=7Harald NatvigNOR36
=7Mauritz JohanssonSWE36
=10Rezső VelezHUN35
=10Walter StokesUSA35
=12Dennis FentonUSA34
=12Magnus WegeliusFIN34
=12Jalo Urho AutonenFIN34
=15Ole Lilloe-OlsenNOR33
=15Robert TikkanenFIN33
=17Fredric LandeliusSWE32
=17Miloslav HlaváčTCH32
=17Ray CoulterUSA32
=17Jules MahieuFRA32
21John FaunthorpeGBR31
22Ted RankenGBR30
23Marcel AdelonFRA28
=24Elemér TakácsHUN27
=24Eugène DuflotFRA27
=26Alexander RogersGBR26
=26André ChauvetFRA26
=28Gusztáv SzomjasHUN24
=28Rudolf JelenTCH24
30Josef HosaTCH21
=31Sándor LumniczerHUN20
=31Josef SuchardaTCH20