Peter Kormann

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Peter Kormann
— Gymnast —
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Personal information
Country represented  United States
Born (1955-06-21) June 21, 1955 (age 61)
Hometown Braintree, Massachusetts
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics

Peter Kormann (born 21 June 1955[1]) is a retired American gymnast and gymnastics coach. In the 1976 Olympics, he became the first American to medal in competition against the Soviets when he won a bronze medal in the men's floor competition.[2][3][4]

Kormann competed for Southern Connecticut State University under coach Abie Grossfeld. In 1977, Kormann won the Nissen Award (the "Heisman" of men's gymnastics).[5] Peter went on to coach at the United States Naval Academy, the Ohio State University and was named head coach of the USA men's team from 1996 to 2001.

Kormann currently owns Yellow Jackets Gymnastics with his two sons in Massachusetts.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peter Kormann at the International Federation of Gymnastics
  2. ^ Peter Kormann. shadeglobal.com. Retrieved on 2011-12-30.
  3. ^ Biography: KORMANN, Peter. Usghof.org. Retrieved on 2011-12-30.
  4. ^ Peter Kormann Biography and Olympic Results | Olympics at. Sports-reference.com (1955-06-21). Retrieved on 2011-12-30.
  5. ^ Nissen Award
  6. ^ Shuman, Cary (January 7, 2016) "Business is Beaming: Yellow Jackets is Drawing Aspiring Gymnasts from Lynn", The Lynn Journal [1]

Coach: USA Men 1996 and 2000