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Shooting at the 1956 Summer Olympics

At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, seven events in shooting were contested, all for men only. They were held between 29 November and 5 December 1956.[1]

Shooting at the
1956 Summer Olympics
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25 m rapid fire pistol men
50 metre pistol men
300 metre rifle men
50 m rifle, three positions men
50 m rifle, prone men
100 m running deer men
Trap men

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
25 metre rapid fire pistol
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22x20px Ştefan Petrescu
Romania (ROU)
22x20px Yevgeni Cherkasov
Soviet Union (URS)
22x20px Gheorghe Lichiardopol
Romania (ROU)
50 metre pistol
details
22x20px Pentti Linnosvuo
Finland (FIN)
22x20px Makhmud Umarov
Soviet Union (URS)
22x20px Offutt Pinion
United States (USA)
300 metre rifle three positions
details
22x20px Vasili Borisov
Soviet Union (URS)
22x20px Allan Erdman
Soviet Union (URS)
22x20px Vilho Ylönen
Finland (FIN)
50 metre rifle three positions
details
22x20px Anatoli Bogdanov
Soviet Union (URS)
22x20px Otakar Hořínek
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
22x20px John Sundberg
Sweden (SWE)
50 metre rifle prone
details
22x20px Gerald Ouellette
Canada (CAN)
22x20px Vasili Borisov
Soviet Union (URS)
22x20px Stuart Boa
Canada (CAN)
100 metre running deer
details
22x20px Vitali Romanenko
Soviet Union (URS)
22x20px Olof Sköldberg
Sweden (SWE)
22x20px Vladimir Sevryugin
Soviet Union (URS)
Trap
details
22x20px Galliano Rossini
Italy (ITA)
22x20px Adam Smelczyński
Poland (POL)
22x20px Alessandro Ciceri
Italy (ITA)

Participating nations

A total of 156 shooters from 37 nations competed at the Melbourne Games:[1]

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Soviet Union Soviet Union (URS) 3 4 1 8
2 Canada Canada (CAN) 1 0 1 2
Finland Finland (FIN) 1 0 1 2
Italy Italy (ITA) 1 0 1 2
Romania Romania (ROU) 1 0 1 2
6 Sweden Sweden (SWE) 0 1 1 2
7 Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia (TCH) 0 1 0 1
Poland Poland (POL) 0 1 0 1
9 United States United States (USA) 0 0 1 1

References

  1. ^ a b "Shooting at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Sports Reference.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 

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