Jennifer Chandler

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Personal information
Born (1959-06-30) June 30, 1959 (age 55)
Langdale, Alabama, United States
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 52 kg (115 lb)
Sport
Sport Diving
Club Ron O'Brien Diving School, Columbus

Jennifer Kay Bellamy Chandler (born June 13, 1959) is a retired American diver who won the gold medal in the 3 m springboard event at the 1976 Summer Olympics.[1] She also won a gold medal at the 1975 Pan American Games and a bronze medal at the 1978 World Aquatics Championships.

Chandler started diving when she was nine. When she was 12 she went to the junior Olympics. In 1975 she won the AAU national indoor 1-meter springboard event. In 1976 she won the national indoor 3-meter springboard championship. She retired when she was 21 due to back injuries. She then did commentary on diving.[1]

Chandler is currently the educational outreach director for the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. She had previously been inducted into the hall in 1985.[2]

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