Emmett Oscar SWANSON

United States of America USA

Shooting

  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    London 1948
  • Year of Birth
    1906
Olympic Results

Biography

Emmett Oscar SWANSON

Emmett Swanson attended the University of Minnesota, later earned a dental degree from that school, and practiced dentistry as his career. Swanson competed as a rifle shooter at both the 1948 and 1952 Olympics. He had a long career, winning the 1930 World Championship in kneeling free rifle with a world record. He competed at the 1949 and 1952 World Championships, and was the US team leader in 1949. Swanson starred for the US at the 1955 Pan American Games, winning six medals, with three golds and three bronzes, all the golds in team events.

Olympic Results

More results
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Helsinki 1952

#21
Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres
Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres Shooting
#13
Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres
Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres Shooting
#18
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres Shooting
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

London 1948

#10
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres Shooting