Chellsie Memmel

Olympian 2008

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    Athlete Bio


    West Allis

    At the 2006 World Championships, Chellsie helped her team earn the silver medal. She had to withdraw from finals due to a shoulder injury. At the 2005 World Championships, Memmel became the first U.S. woman to win the all-around gold medal since 1994 when Shannon Miller won her second straight title. She also finished second in both the uneven bars and balance beam. Chellsie tied for USA Gymnastics Women's Athlete of the Year in 2005. Memmel burst into the spotlight in 2003 when she was named to the Pan American Games team and won five medals, including team and all-around gold. An alternate to the 2003 World Championships Team, she was cast into the lineup after injuries and illness of three team members. Memmel ended up playing a vital role in securing the team gold, earning the highest all-around marks of any team member during team finals. She went on to tie with teammate Hollie Vise as the World Uneven Bars Co-Champion. For her outstanding 2003 season, Memmel was named the 2003 TOPs Co-Athlete of the Year with Carly Patterson. Memmel is the oldest of three daughters to Andrew and Jeanelle Memmel, both of whom were All-American gymnasts and won full college athletic scholarships. Her parents own M&M Gymnastics, where Memmel is coached by her father. Memmel has two sisters, Mara and Skyler, who are her role models. She would like to coach gymnastics in the future.

    Personal Information
    Hometown: West Allis, WI
    Began Gymnastics In: 1989
    Favorite Event: Bars
    Grade: Graduated from West Allis Central High School in 2006
    Favorite School Subject: math

    National Competition Results
    2007 Visa Championships, San Jose, Calif.:
    2007 U.S. Classic, Battle Creek, Mich.: 5th-VT
    2006 Visa Championships, St. Paul, Minn.: 3rd-FX; 4th-AA, BB; 5th-UB
    2005 Visa Championships, Indianapolis, Ind.: 2nd-AA, UB, BB; 3rd-FX
    2005 U.S. Classic, Virginia Beach, Va.: 2nd-BB; 3rd-UB; 4th-AA; 7th-VT
    2003 National Championships, Milwaukee, Wis.: 6th-BB; 7th-UB; 10th-AA
    2003 American Classic, Boston, Mass.: 1st-UB, BB; 3rd-AA
    2003 Podium Meet, Fairfax, Va.: 2nd-FX; 3rd-AA; 5th-VT, UB (Jr. Div)
    2002 USA/Mexico Friendship Competition, Houston, Texas: 1st-Team; 2nd-FX; 3rd-AA
    2002 U.S. Championships, Cleveland, Ohio: 2nd-FX; 3rd-AA, BB; 5th-UB (Jr. Div)
    2002 U.S. Classic, Virginia Beach, Va.: 3rd-BB, FX; 4th-AA; 9th-UB (Jr. Div)
    2002 Podium Meet, Orlando, Fla.: 4th-FX; 9th-BB
    2002 American Classic, Indianapolis, Ind.: 4th-BB; 8th-FX; 10th-AA (Jr. Div)
    2000 John Hancock U.S. Gymnastics Championships, St. Louis, Mo.: 6th-FX
    2000 American Classic, Reno, Nev.: 7th-AA
    1999 Gymnastics Festival, Rochester, N.Y.: 1st-AA, UB, BB; 4th-FX
    1999 American Challenge, Pomona, Calif.: 1st-AA, VT, UB, BB; 2nd-FX

    International Competition Results
    2008 Olympic Games, Beijing China: 2nd- Team
    2007 Good Luck Beijing International Tournament, Beijing, China: 3rd-BB, FX; 5th-AA
    2007 Toyota Cup, Toyota City, Japan: 1st-FX; 2nd-BB
    2006 World Championships, Aarhus, Denmark: 2nd-Team
    2006 Pacific Alliance Championships, Honolulu, Hawaii: 1st-Team, AA(t), BB; 2nd-FX
    2005 World Championships, Melbourne, Australia: 1st-AA; 2nd-UB, BB
    2005 Pan American Championships, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: 1st-Team, AA, UB, BB
    2005 USA/SUI, Maggligen, Switzerland: 1st-Team, VT; 2nd-UB; 3rd-BB
    2005 USA/GBR, Lilleshall, Great Britain: 1st-Team, UB
    2005 American Cup, Long Island, N.Y.: 1st-UB; 3rd-BB
    2004 World Cup Final, Birmingham, Great Britain: 1st-UB
    2004 Pan American Individual Event Championships, Maracaibo, Venezuela: 1st-UB, BB
    2004 Visa American Cup, New York, N.Y.: 2nd-UB; 3rd-AA; 3rd-BB
    2003 Pan American Games, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: 1st-Team, AA, UB; 3rd-BB
    2003 World Championships, Anaheim, Calif.: 1st-Team, UB; 6th-BB; 8th-AA
    2003 Pacific Challenge (USA/CAN/AUS), Fullerton, Calif.: 1st-Team, UB
    2002 International Gymnastics Tournament, Curitiba, Brazil: 1st-Team; 3rd-UB
    2002 USA/Belgium, Houston, Texas: 1st-Team, AA, UB, FX; 2nd-BB; 3rd-VT
    2002 Pacific Alliance Championships, Vancouver, B.C., Canada: Junior Team Alternate (Jr. Div)
    2000 USA vs. France, St. Etienne, France: 1st-Team; 2nd-AA
    2000 Puerto Rico Cup, San Juan, Puerto Rico: 1st-AA, BB, FX; 2nd-UB
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