Alexis Lagan

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Alexis "Lexi" Lagan is an Olympic pistol shooter in both the Women's Sport Pistol and the Women's Air Pistol. She competed in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics held in 2021 and placed in the top twenty of two events. In the 10-meter air pistol qualifications, she was 38th of 53. In the 25-meter pistol shoot, she was 18th overall. In the 20-meter air pistol mixed team event, she and teammate Nicholaus Mowrer placed 16th.

She is a native of Boulder City, Nevada. She has a bachelor's degree in pre-law physics and is working toward a degree in law. Her father is a retired police officer and firearm instructor, and she started shooting with him at a young age. She began shooting international pistol at the University of Utah and at the collegiate level she won national titles in women's and mixed team events. She was on several All-American teams. She won the Olympic Alternate seat in Women’s Air Pistol in the Rio Olympic games in 2016, narrowly missing the opportunity to join Team USA.

She won the national championships in sport pistol in 2017 and 2019 and in air pistol in 2016, 2018 and 2019. She won a gold medal at the 2018 Championship of the Americas [CAT] Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, which secured a spot for her at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Lexi is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.