Kimberly Chace

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Kimberly Chace
Kim Chace 1976.jpg
Chace in 1976
Personal information
Born (1956-05-04) May 4, 1956 (age 62)
Manchester, Tennessee, U.S.[1]
Height5 ft 2 in (157 cm)
Weight110 lb (50 kg)
Sport
SportArtistic gymnastics
ClubChace School of Gymnastics

Kimberly Ann Chace (later Boyle, then May, born May 4, 1956) is an American retired artistic gymnast, who competed at the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics[2] and placed 14th all around in 1972; her teams finished fourth in 1972 and sixth in 1976.[1] She also won five medals at the 1971 Pan American Games, including two gold medals.[3] In 1996 chace was inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame.[4]

Chace was trained by her father. In July 1973 she married Chuck Boyle. They had a child born in 1974, and briefly ran their own gymnastics club, before divorcing by 1976.[1] She then made her comeback to sports and finished at 14th place in the Olympic Games which was the highest in the US women's team.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kimberly Chace. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ https://www.olympic.org/kimberly-chace
  3. ^ Steven Olderr (2009). The Pan American Games / Los Juegos Panamericanos: A Statistical History, 1951–1999, bilingual edition / Una Historia Estadística, 1951–1999, edición bilingüe. McFarland. pp. 123–127. ISBN 978-1-4766-0468-8.
  4. ^ Kimberly Chace. usagymlegacy.org
  5. ^ http://www.gymn-forum.net/bios/women/chace.html