Kerri Strug

Olympic athlete

1977 –

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Who is Kerri Strug?

Kerri Allyson Strug is a retired American gymnast from Tucson, Arizona. She was a member of the Magnificent Seven, the victorious all-around women's gymnastics team that represented the United States at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996, and is best remembered for performing the vault despite having injured her ankle and for subsequently being carried to the podium by her coach, Béla Károlyi.

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Born
Nov 19, 1977
Tucson
Also known as
  • Kerri Allyson Strug
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Stanford University
  • University of California, Los Angeles
Lived in
  • Arizona
  • Tucson

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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