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Hall of Fame - Ruby Fox

Date of Birth: August 11, 1945

Hometown: Los Angleles, California

Events: 25M Pistol, 10M Pistol

Personal: Fox was one of the nations leading pistol shooters of her time and the foremost female pistol champion in the history of the United States shooting sports. She is a wife, mother, and grandmother who was a member of the elite U.S. Army Reserve Pistol Team. She has served on the advisory Board of Directors of the Civilian Marksmanship Program, and is a current member of the Pistol Committee for the NRA. Fox also served on the International Competition Committee of the NRA and served for three years as the coach of the Junior Pistol Team at the Olympic Training Center. Fox also was a face of the "I'm the NRA" campaign.

Fox has many shooting accomplishments, including many national records and awards through the NRA. Fox was also a three-time Olympian for the United States, and was the first woman to be awarded the prestigious Outstanding American Handgunner Award. She also was one of the first instructors for the "Refuse to Be a Victim" program designed by the NRA for women.

Competition Highlights

  • 1974 World Shooting Championships - Silver team - Women's Air Pistol
  • 1977 Championships of the Americas - Womens Sport Pistol - Silver
  • 1978 World Shooting Championships - Womens Sport Pistol - Bronze team
  • 1979 World Air Gun Championships - Gold - Womens Air Pistol
  • 1979 World Air Gun Championships - Gold team - Womens Air Pistol
  • 1981 Championships of the Americas - Bronze - Womens Air Pistol
  • 1981 World Air Gun Championships - Bronze team - Womens Air Pistol
  • 1983 Pan American Games - Gold team- Womens Air Pistol
  • 1983 World Air Gun Championships - Gold team - Womens Air Pistol
  • 1984 Olympic Games - Silver - Womens Sport Pistol
  • 1985 Championships of the Americas - Gold - Womens Air Pistol
  • 1985 Championships of the Americas - Gold team - Womens Air Pistol
  • 1985 Championships of the Americas - Silver - Womens Sport Pistol
  • 1985 Championships of the Americas - Gold - Womens Sport Pistol
  • 1987 Pan American Games - Gold - Womens Sport Pistol
  • 1988 Olympic Games - 22nd - Womens Air Pistol
  • 1988 Olympic Games - 26th - Womens Sport Pistol
U.S. Distinguished International Shooter Badge
 

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