Jennifer Chandler

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Jennifer Chandler
Medal record
Women's diving
Competitor for the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold 1976 Montréal 3 m springboard
World Championships
Bronze 1978 Berlin 3 m springboard
Pan American Games
Gold 1975 Mexico City 3 m springboard

Jennifer Kay Chandler (born June 13, 1959 in Langdale, Alabama) was a diver from the United States and Olympic champion. She represented US at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, where she received a gold medal.[1]

Affiliated with the Ron O'Brien Diving School she received a gold medal at the 1975 Pan American Games in Mexico City, and a bronze medal at the 1978 World Aquatics Championships in Berlin.

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. She was also the springboard gold meadlist at the pan American games. 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.

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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