Jamie Lynn Corkish
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Jamie Corkish (right) at 2012 Olympics
|Birth name||Jamie Lynn Beyerle|
|Full name||Jamie Lynn Corkish|
|Born||May 26, 1984|
Lebanon, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Residence||Meridian, ID, 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. On November 8, 2014, Jamie married Mike Corkish of Kalispell, MT. She has two step-children, Morgan and Michael Corkish. Mike and Jamie added to their family when she gave birth to Tristan Corkish on July 14th, 2016. Since her retirement Jamie continues to stay close to the shooting sports through individual coaching, volunteering and speaking engagements. She now makes her home in Meridian, ID with Mike and their family.
- "NBC Olympics profile for Jamie (Beyerle) Gray". Archived from the original on April 25, 2012. Retrieved May 9, 2017.
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- "Injury Forces Olympic Gold Medalist Jamie (Beyerle) Gray to Retire | USA Shooting". www.usashooting.org. Retrieved 2015-08-11.