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James Hall

Olympian 2020

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Anniston, AL


Jacksonville State University (Jacksonville, Ala.) '06, Pre-Engineering and Computer Integrated Engineering System

Started shooting at a local 4-H club where his mom was his first coach...Member of the Jacksonville State University Rifle team and lead them to an NCAA Smallbore National Championship in 2005...After a successful NCAA career spent several years involved in coaching before picking up pistol shooting as an athlete...First athlete from Jacksonville State University to represent the United States at the Olympics...Hobbies include shooting, riding motorcycles and spending time at home with his daughter Rylee and newborn son...Director of Development of Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) for 10m air rifle, 10m air pistol, and sport pistol
  • 2018 Championship of the Americas, gold (air pistol)
  • 2016 national championships, bronze (air pistol, free pistol)
  • Four-time NCAA All-American
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 10th (10-meter air pistol, 10-meter air pistol mixed team)
  • Most recent: 2018 – 45th, (10 air pistol mixed team), 47th (25-meter standard pistol), 61st (50-meter pistol), 87th (10 air pistol)
  • Years of Participation: 2018
  • Top Finish: 2018 – 45th (10 air pistol mixed team)
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