Jamie Lynn Corkish
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Jamie Corkish (right) at 2012 Olympics
|Birth name||Jamie Lynn Beyerle|
|Full name||Jamie Lynn Corkish|
May 26, 1984 |
Lebanon, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Residence||Kalispell, Montana, U.S.|
|Height||5 ft 2 in (157 cm)|
|Weight||119 lb (54 kg)|
|College team||University of Alaska Fairbanks|
|Achievements and titles|
|Highest world ranking||1|
She was born in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. At the Beijing 2008 Olympics, competing as Jamie Beyerle, she placed 4th in Women's 10 metre air rifle and 5th in Women's 50 metre rifle three positions. She placed 2nd at the 2008 ISSF World Cup in Milan. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, competing as Jamie Gray, she won the gold medal in women's 50 meter rifle three positions. She set Olympic records with 592 points in the qualification round and 691.9 total points including the final.
She retired from professional shooting due to a back injury. She is currently a volunteer coach for the local 4H shooting team, a Hunters Education Instructor and Mule Deer Foundation committee member, as well as a spokeswomen for Eley Ammunition. She enjoys spending time outdoors recreating with her husband and their family. ) On November 8, 2014, Jamie married Mike Corkish of Kalispell, MT. She has two step-children, Morgan and Michael. Since her retirement Jamie now works for Eley Ammunition as their US PR and Marketing executive. She fills her time with family, coaching and giving back to the sport that shaped her.
- "NBC Olympics profile for Jamie (Beyerle) Gray". Archived from the original on April 25, 2012. Retrieved May 9, 2017.
- Metcalfe, Jeff (August 4, 2012). "Phoenix's Georganne Moline qualifies for London Olympics". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved August 4, 2012.
- "Injury Forces Olympic Gold Medalist Jamie (Beyerle) Gray to Retire | USA Shooting". www.usashooting.org. Retrieved 2015-08-11.
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