Shooting at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Shooting
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
VenueMalmi Shooting Center
Dates25–29 July
Competitors248 from 41 nations
«19481956»

The shooting at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki consisted of seven events. The competitions were held from 25 to 29 July 1952.

Medal summary[edit | edit source]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
rapid fire pistol
details
 Károly Takács (HUN) 579  Szilárd Kun (HUN) 578  Gheorghe Lichiardopol (ROU) 578
pistol
details
 Huelet Benner (USA) 553  Angel Leon de Gozalo (ESP) 550  Ambrus Balogh (HUN) 549
rifle prone
details
 Iosif Sîrbu (ROU) 400  Boris Andreyev (URS) 400  Arthur Jackson (USA) 399
rifle three positions
details
 Erling Asbjørn Kongshaug (NOR) 1164  Vilho Ylönen (FIN) 1164  Boris Andreyev (URS) 1163
running deer
(single and double shot)
details
 John Larsen (NOR) 413  Per Olof Sköldberg (SWE) 409  Tauno Mäki (FIN) 407
300 metre rifle three positions
details
 Anatoli Bogdanov (URS) 1123  Robert Bürchler (SUI) 1120  Lev Weinstein (URS) 1109
trap
details
 George Genereux (CAN) 192  Knut Holmqvist (SWE) 191  Hans Liljedahl (SWE) 190