Gerald Ouellette

Gerald Ouellette, marksman (b at Windsor, Ont 14 Aug 1934; d near Leamington, Ont 25 June 1975). Gerry Ouellette was introduced to shooting during his high-school cadet training. By 1952 he was a veteran of several teams that

Ouellette, Gerry
Marksman Gerry Ouellette, gold medallist in shooting at the 1956 Olympics at Melbourne (courtesy Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, www.sportshall.ca).

Gerald Ouellette, marksman (b at Windsor, Ont 14 Aug 1934; d near Leamington, Ont 25 June 1975). Gerry Ouellette was introduced to shooting during his high-school cadet training. By 1952 he was a veteran of several teams that competed at Bisley, England. Gerry Ouellette became proficient in the small-bore rifle competition and captured the 1956 Olympic gold medal with a perfect score of 600. In 1959 he was Canadian sporting rifle champion and won a Pan-American Games gold medal. He was on Canada's Olympic team in 1968. Gerry Ouellette died flying his own aircraft.