Name: Ginny Thrasher
Sport: Shooting
Discipline(s): Rifle Shooting
Event(s): 10m Air Rifle, 50m Three Position
Height: 5-1
Weight: 120
DOB: 2/28/1997
Birthplace: Springfield, Va.
Hometown: Springfield, Va.
High School: West Springfield High School (Springfield, Va.) ‘15
College: West Virginia University ‘19, Engineering
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016); Olympic medalist (gold)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (10m air rifle); 10th (50m three position)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 ISSF Munich World Cup, 4th (50m three position); 7th (10m air)
  • 2016 ISSF Rio de Janeiro World Cup, 10th (50m three position); 28th (10m air)
  • 2015 USA Shooting National Championships, gold (50m three position); silver (10m air), bronze (50m prone)
Personal: Daughter of Roger and Valerie...Has two brothers, Carl and Rory...Interests include ice skating, reading, hunting and traveling...Owns more than 20 USA Shooting and National Rifle Association records...Named the top performer at the 2015 NCAA Championships after leading West Virginia University to the team title and winning individual titles in smallborne and air rifle.