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 51)
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 229 lb (104 kg)
Sport Judo
Club starting club and present club membership, Chikarakogeki. Also has trained at 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.

She currently works at South Fayette Township School District as the Athletic Lifting and Conditioning Trainer.

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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.