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Jason Turner
Jason Turner United States of America

  • Country: United States
  • Sport: Shooting
  • Height: 6'0" / 1.83m
  • Weight: 209 lbs / 94.8 kg
  • Born: 1/31/1975
  • Hometown: Rochester, NY, USA
  • Career Highlights: Before a disqualification at the 2008 Olympics gave him a bronze, Turner had won his only medals in international competition at the Pan Am Games. That changed when North Korea's Kim Jong Su, the third-place finisher in the 10-meter air pistol in Beijing, failed a drug test after the event. That meant his medal went to Turner, who had finished fourth after a seemingly irrelevant shoot-off with American teammate Brian Beaman. In his third Olympics, Turner will get to focus solely on earning another medal in that event. He also qualified for the 50-meter free pistol in 2008, finishing 20th, but did not make that field for the London Games. He competed in both events in Athens, tying 18th in the 50-meter event and 36th in the 10 meters. Turner is a three-time gold medalist at the Pan Am Games and also finished first in the free pistol at the Championship of the Americas in 2010.
  • Previous Olympics: 2008,2004
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