Launi Meili

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Launi Meili
Personal information
Full nameLauni Kay Meili
BornJune 4, 1963 (1963-06-04) (age 55)
Spokane, Washington, U.S.

Launi Kay Meili (born June 4, 1963 in Spokane, Washington)[1] is an American sports shooter and Olympic champion from Cheney, Washington. She won a gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.[2]

Following her Olympic career, she coached the all-woman University of Nebraska rifle team to the co-ed NCAA National Championship. In 2008, she was appointed rifle coach at the United States Air Force Academy.

Olympic results
Event 1988 1992
50 metre rifle three positions 7th
1st, gold medalist(s) Gold
10 metre air rifle 6th


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Launi Meili". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 29, 2015.
  2. ^ "1992 Summer Olympics – Barcelona, Spain – Shooting". Archived from the original on August 23, 2008. Retrieved February 17, 2008.