Kim Rhode

Shooting

Name: Kim Rhode
Sport: Shooting
Discipline(s): Shotgun Shooting
Event(s): Skeet
Height: 5-4
Weight: 180
DOB: 7/16/1979
Birthplace: Whittier, Calif.
Hometown: El Monte, Calif.
High School: Arroyo High School (El Monte, Calif.) '97
College: California State Polytechnic University-Pomona, Food marketing and Agribusiness Management
Olympic Experience
  • Five-time Olympian (1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012); Five-time Olympic medalist (3 golds, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, qualified (skeet)
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, gold (skeet), 9th (trap)
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, silver (silver)
  • Athens 2004 Olympic Games, gold (double trap), 5th (skeet)
  • Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, bronze (double trap), 7th (skeet)
  • Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games, gold (double trap)
  • In 2012, became the first American athlete, male or female, to win an Olympic medal at five consecutive Games in an individual sport
  • Only woman to win three individual Olympic gold medals in shooting (as of 2012)
  • First Olympic shooter, male or female, to compete in all three shotgun events – trap, double trap and skeet
  • In 2016, became the first American to qualify for the Olympic Games in five different continents
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 16th (skeet)
  • Years of participation: 1995, 1997-99, 2001-03, 2007, 2009-11, 2014-15
  • Medals: 3 (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Gold – 2010 (skeet)
  • Silver – 1998 (double trap)
  • Bronze – 2011 (skeet)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, gold (skeet)
  • 2011 Pan American Games, gold
  • 2010 World Championships, gold
  • 2007 Pan American Games, silver (double trap)
  • 2003 Pan American Games, gold (double trap)
  • 1999 Pan American Games, gold (double trap)
  • Three-time national champion
  • Three-time USA Shooting Female Athlete of the Year (2007-09)
Personal: Daughter of Richard and Sharon Rhode; Her father, Richard, is her coach...Married to Mike Harryman...Has one son, Carter, with whom she was pregnant while competing at the London 2012 Olympic Games...Began shooting at age 10...Won the world championships at age 13 in skeet...Became the first American individual athlete to win a medal in five consecutive Olympic Games in 2012...Has a rich family history; her father’s side has relatives who fought in the infamous battle, Custer’s last stand, and her mother’s side had relations to Samuel Morse, the inventor of Morse code...Member of Safari Club International and an honorary lifetime member of the NRA...Hobbies include collecting and restoring antique cars and first-edition children’s books.
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