Shooting at the 1958 Asian Games

Shooting sports at the 1958 Asian Games was held in Nagasaka & Tomioka Rifle Ranges and Murayama Shooting Range Tokyo, Japan between 25 and 30 May, 1958. Shooting comprised 6 events, all open to both men and women. There were two pistol events, three rifle events and trap as a shotgun event in the program.

Shooting
at the 1958 Asian Games
VenueNagasaka & Tomioka Rifle Range
Murayama Shooting Range
Dates25–30 May

The host nation Japan dominated the competition after winning five out of six possible gold medals. Adolfo Feliciano from the Philippines won the remaining gold medal in 300 m rifle event.

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
25 m rapid fire pistol
Choji Hosaka
 Japan
Martin Gison
 Philippines
Kamol Tandbachoon
 Thailand
50 m pistol
Kazuo Takagi
 Japan
Amorn Yuktanandana
 Thailand
Wang Chih-shan
 Republic of China
50 m rifle prone
Yukio Inokuma
 Japan
Cesar Jayme
 Philippines
Henry Souza
 Hong Kong
50 m rifle 3 positions
Kiyoshi Shimoda
 Japan
Wu Tao-yuan
 Republic of China
Adolfo Feliciano
 Philippines
300 m rifle 3 positions
Adolfo Feliciano
 Philippines
Wu Tao-yuan
 Republic of China
Tomokazu Maruyama
 Japan
Trap
Ujitoshi Konomi
 Japan
Tsai Po-sheng
 Republic of China
Enrique Beech
 Philippines

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Japan (JPN)5016
2 Philippines (PHI)1225
3 Republic of China (ROC)0314
4 Thailand (THA)0112
5 Hong Kong (HKG)0011
Totals (5 nations)66618

References

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