|— Gymnast —|
|Full name||Timothy P. Daggett|
|Country represented||United States|
May 22, 1962 |
|Discipline||Men's artistic gymnastics|
|Head coach(es)||Art Shurlock|
|Assistant coach(es)||Makoto Sakemoto|
Timothy P. (Tim) Daggett (born 22 May 1962) is an American gymnast born in Springfield, Massachusetts and an Olympic gold medalist. He is a graduate of West Springfield High School and UCLA, who competed in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, along with Bart Conner, Peter Vidmar and Mitch Gaylord. In addition to the team gold medal, he earned an individual bronze medal on the pommel horse.
Daggett is married to Deanne (née Lazer), formerly a collegiate level gymnast at Eastern Michigan University and now an M.D. practicing anesthesiology. Their children are Peter and Carlie Daggett. They all currently live in East Longmeadow, Mass.
- 1982 — 4th AA, 5th PH, 6th RG (tie), 6th PB,
- 1983 — 5th AA, 1st PH, 2nd HB
- 1984 — 4th AA, 5th FX, 1st PH, 2nd RG (tie), 1st PB (tie), 1st HB (tie)
- 1985 — 3rd AA, 2nd PH, 1st PB, 3rd FX
- 1986 — 1st AA, 6th PH, 3rd RG, 3rd V, 1st PB, 4th HB
- 1988 — 43rd AA (withdrew due to injury), 5th PH
U.S. Olympic trials
- 1984 — 3rd AA
- 1988 — 23rd AA (withdrew due to injury)
- 1983 — 4th Team
- 1985 — 9th Team, 25th AA
- 1987 — 9th Team (During the vault, Daggett suffered shattered bones in his left leg in an unfortunate landing)
- 1984 — 1st Team, 3rd PH, 4th HB (tie)
Since his retirement following the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Daggett has worked as a television commentator, covering the gymnastics events for NBC at the Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney, Athens, Beijing, and London. He is the primary commentator for NBC gymnastics. He commentates with Elfi Schlegel, Al Trautwig, Nastia Liukin, John Roethlisberger, Amanda Borden, and Andrea Joyce.
He is also the proprietor of a gymnastics facility in Agawam, Massachusetts that features competitive Boys and Girls Team Programs. He coaches the competitive Boys Junior Olympic Team Program. He has had multiple national champions and national team members come from his gym.
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