Shooting at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Shooting at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London comprised four events. The competitions were held from 2 to 6 August 1948.[1]

at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
VenueBisley Rifle Range
Dates2–6 August 1948
Competitors188 from 28 nations

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
rapid fire pistol
Károly Takács
Carlos Enrique Díaz Sáenz Valiente
Sven Lundquist
Edwin Vásquez
Rudolf Schnyder
Torsten Ullman
300 metre rifle three positions
Emil Grünig
Pauli Janhonen
Willy Røgeberg
rifle prone
Art Cook
 United States
Walter Tomsen
 United States
Jonas Jonsson

Participating nations

A total of 188 shooters from 28 nations competed at the London Games:[1]

Medal count

1 Switzerland (SUI)1102
 United States (USA)1102
3 Hungary (HUN)1001
 Peru (PER)1001
5 Argentina (ARG)0101
 Finland (FIN)0101
7 Sweden (SWE)0033
8 Norway (NOR)0011
Totals (8 nations)44412


  1. "Shooting at the 1948 London Summer Games". Sports Retrieved 27 January 2015.
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