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  • Faith: Christian
  • Career: Athlete
  • Birthday:  February 28, 1997
  • Accomplishments:  Olympic Gold
  • Fun Faith Fact!: 

    Wanted to be a figure skater, but didn't show much skill; went hunting with her grandfather and showed great marksmanship.

Virginia "Ginny" Thrasher became known at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio as the first competitor to win a gold medal, and hers was for the women's 10-meter air rifle competition, beating her Chinese counterparts, both previous Gold medalists.

Ginny is an engineering major at West Virginia University.

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