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John Satterwhite

Full name: John Charles Satterwhite
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 214 lbs (97 kg)
Born: December 2, 1943 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
Died: August 21, 2014 in Roseburg, Oregon, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Shooting


A skeet shooter, John Satterwhite attended Eastern Washington State University, graduating in 1972 and then joined the US Air Force. He was US skeet champion in 1974-76, was NSSA Champion in 1968 and 1974, and also competed at the 1975 Pan American Games. Satterwhite placed fourth individually at the 1974 World Championships, but in team events won gold at the 1979 Worlds and bronze in 1974. He was the All-Armed Forces National Skeet Champion in 1968 and the All-Armed Forces International Style Champion in 1975. Satterwhite served as an Air Force Marksmanship Instructor and trained 1000s of servicemen in rifle and pistol marksmanship including many B-52 and KC-135 crews during the Vietnam War. He served as a consultant to Law-Enforcement agencies, Special Weapons and Tactics Teams, and U.S. Navy Crisis Response Teams.

Satterwhite later became a shooting instructor for the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, running the Turcotte Shooting Range in Canton and teaching there. He is one of the Legends of Sport featured in The Olympic Room in the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and was inducted into the Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee in 1975.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 32 Montréal Shooting Mixed Skeet United States USA 14T

Mixed Skeet

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS
1976 Summer 32 Montréal Shooting United States USA Final Standings 192
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