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Pat Spurgin

Full name: Karen Patricia "Pat" Spurgin (-Pitney)
Gender: Female
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: August 10, 1965 in Billings, Montana, United States
Affiliations: Yellowstone Rifle Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Shooting

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Pat Spurgin won the 1984 gold medal in women’s air rifle, the first time the event was held at the Olympics. At the time she was only 18-years-old and a student at Murray State University. Spurgin later spent over 20 years as an assistant coach for the University of Alaska at Fairbanks shooting team, helping them win nine titles. The Pat Spurgin Rifle Range in Murray, Kentucky is named in her honor.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 18 Los Angeles Shooting Women's Air Rifle, 10 metres United States USA 1 Gold OR

Women's Air Rifle, 10 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS R1P R2P R3P R4P
1984 Summer 18 Los Angeles Shooting United States USA Final Standings 393 98 99 99 97
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