Jason Turner

TurnerDate of Birth: 1/31/1975

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Events: Men’s 10m Air Pistol, Men’s 50m Free Pistol

Twitter: @ShootinTurner

Jason Turner shot competitively at the Rochester Rifle Club from 1987–1996. He shot rifle for four years before switching to pistol. He spends his free time playing softball and golf. Turner is among the most talented pistol shooters in the U.S., earning his way onto various international teams during his illustrious career. Jason earned his first trip to the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004 and secured two spots on the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team in Men’s 10m Air Pistol as well as Men’s 50m Free Pistol, finishing in first place at both Olympic Trials.

Competition Highlights

  • 2016 National Championships, Gold Medalist (Free)
  • 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Airgun, Silver Medalist (Air Pistol)
  • 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Smallbore, Fifth Place (Free Pistol)
  • 2015 Pan American Games, 17th Place (Free Pistol)
  • 2014 Winter Airgun Championships, Gold and Silver Medalist
  • 2014 Championship of the Americas, Bronze Medalist (Free Pistol)
  • 2014 Championship of the Americas, Sixth Place (Air Pistol)
  • 2013 National Championships, Gold Medalist (Air & Free)
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 20th Place (Air)
  • 2010 Championship of the Americas, Gold Medalist (Free)
  • 2008 Olympic Games, Bronze Medalist (Air)
  • 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials, 1st Place (Free and Air)
  • 2007 Pan American Games, Gold Medalist (Air and Free)
  • 2007 National Championship, Gold Medalist (Air and Free)
  • 2006 National Championship, Gold Medalist (Free)
  • 2004 Olympic Games, 36th Place (Air), 18th Place (Free)
  • 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials, 2nd Place (Air)
  • 2003 Pan American Games, Gold Medalist (Air), 7th Place (Free)
  • 2003 Spring Selection, Gold Medalist (Free), Bronze (Air)
  • 2002 Fall Selection, Gold Medalist (Air), Bronze (Free)
  • 2002 National Championship, Silver Medalist (Air and Free)
  • 2001 National Championship, Silver Medalist (Free)
  • 2001 Championship of the Americas, Team Gold Medal (Free)
  • 2000 National Championship, Bronze Medalist (Free)
  • 1997 National Championship, Bronze Medalist (Free)