Jim Hill

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJames Enoch "Jim"•Hill
Used nameJim•Hill
Born30 October 1929 in Chicago, Illinois (USA)
Died8 August 2018 in Carlinville, Illinois (USA)
Measurements183 cm / 84 kg
AffiliationsUS Marine Corps, (USA)
NOC United States
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


By 1960, Gunnery Sergeant Jim Hill was a well-known shooter in the U.S. Marine Corps. He had earned the distinguished marksman badge in 1956 and won the National Service Rifle Championship in that year. In 1957 he won the Pershing Trophy at the NRA Championships, given for the high individual in the free rifle team match.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Summer Olympics Shooting USA Jim Hill
Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) 24
Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver

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