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Encyclopedia > Pantelis Karasevdas
Olympic medal record
Men's Shooting
Gold 1896 Military rifle

Pantelis Karasevdas (18771946) was a Greek shooter. He competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens. Shooting sports have been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics except the 1904 and 1928 editions. ... The 1896 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, were held in 1896 in Athens, Greece. ... 1877 (MDCCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The 1896 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, were held in 1896 in Athens, Greece. ... Athens (Greek: Αθήνα, Athína IPA: ) is the capital of Greece and one of the most famous cities in the world, named after goddess Athena. ...


Karasevdas competed in the military rifle event. He dominated the field, hitting the target with all 40 of his shots for a total score of 2,350. His score in the first string of 10 shots was 480. A rifle is a firearm with a stock and a barrel that has a spiral groove or grooves (rifling) cut into its interior. ...


He also competed in the free rifle event, placing fifth with a score of 1,039. In the military pistol event, Karasevdas abandoned the competition after firing two of the five strings of six shots. A Browning 9 millimeter Hi-Power Ordnance pistol of the French Navy, 19th century, using a Percussion cap mechanism Derringers were small and easily hidden. ...


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Pantelis Karasevdas Information (82 words)
Pantelis Karasevdas (1877 1946) was a Greek shooter.
He also competed in the free rifle event, placing fifth with a score of 1,039.
In the military pistol event, Karasevdas abandoned the competition after firing two of the five strings of six shots.
OLYMPIC GAMES (396 words)
In the morning forty-two athletes competed in the shooting contest with a rifle from a distance of 200m.
Pantelis Karasevdas, a law student from Greece, was first and the lawyer Pavlos Paulides, came in second.
The event resumed in the morning in Zappeion.
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