The wife of a 1984 Olympic medalist is facing life in prison for killing him — a shooting she claimed was self-defense following years of abuse.

The Ventura County Star reports (http://bit.ly/2c3iWxA ) that Jane Laut was sentenced Tuesday to two consecutive terms of 25 years to life — one for first-degree murder and the other for using a gun in the killing.

She was married for 29 years to David Laut, who won a bronze medal in the shot put.

Laut shot him in 2009 at their Oxnard home.

Laut claimed her husband threatened to shoot her and their 10-year-old son and the gun went off as the couple struggled for it.

Prosecutors noted he was shot six times and said Laut stood to gain from her husband's insurance.

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Information from: Ventura County Star, http://venturacountystar.com