Colleen Rosensteel

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Colleen Rosensteel
Personal information
Full name Colleen Rosensteel
Nationality  United States
Born (1967-03-13) March 13, 1967 (age 48)
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 229 lb (104 kg)
Sport Judo
Club Cohen's Judo Club

Colleen Rosensteel (born March 13, 1967) is an American judoka and a Pan American games silver medalist.

Rosensteel was born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. She attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where she was a member of the Florida Gators track and field team. She graduated with a bachelor's degree and master's degree in exercise and sport sciences in 1990 and 1994, respectively, and was later inducted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame as a "Gator Great."[1]

Rosensteel competed for the United States judo team in three consecutive Summer Olympics: the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain; the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia; and the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.[2] Her best Olympic finish was a ninth-place tie in 2000.[2]

Rosensteel won a bronze medal in the women's heavyweight (+78 kg) division at the 1995 Pan American Games in Mar del Plata, Argentina. She won a silver medal in the women's heavyweight division at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

As a 17 year old, she also was a top ranked discus thrower, earning a silver medal at the 1984 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships.

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  1. ^ F Club, Hall of Fame, Gator Greats. Retrieved December 18, 2014.
  2. ^ a b, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Colleen Rosensteel. Retrieved July 31, 2011.