Thursday, June 2, 2016
reports that Virginian Ginny Thrasher finished first in the junior women’s 10m air rifle, over the Memorial Day weekend at the 26th Meeting of the Shooting Hopes, in Pilsen, Czech Republic. She also placed third in the junior women’s 50m rifle 3 position at the competition. Thrasher, who shot on the rifle team at West Springfield High School and was the 2015 Virginia air rifle state champion, currently is a member of the West Virginia University Rifle Team and a 2016 Rio Summer Olympics qualifier for the United States and the reigning NCAA air rifle and smallbore champion. She holds more than 20 National Rifle Association and USA Shooting records.