|Full name||Kristen Elizabeth Babb-Sprague|
|National team||United States|
July 29, 1968 |
Walnut Creek, California
|Height||178 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||58 kg (128 lb)|
Babb-Sprague was awarded a gold medal in the women's solo event at the 1992 Summer Olympics after a scoring scandal. In the technical figures routine, a Brazilian judge accidentally entered a score of 8.7 instead of 9.7 for the Canadian swimmer Sylvie Fréchette, allowing Babb-Sprague to win the competition. Fourteen months later, and after several appeals by the Canadian Olympic Committee, Fréchette's medal was upgraded to gold by the International Swimming Federation, while Babb-Sprague was allowed to retain hers.
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- Buchalter, Bill (7 August 1992). "Babb-sprague wins synchronized gold". Chicago Tribune. USA. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
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