Chellsie MEMMEL

United States (USA)

Date of birth

 23 June 1988

Hometown

West Allis, Wisconsin 

Place of birth

 Milwaukee, Wis.

Profession

Graduated from West Allis Central High School in 2006

Height

 

cm

Children

 

Weight

 

kg

Start gymnastics

 1989

Gender

 Female

Club

 M/M Gymanstics

Nickname

 

Head coach

 Andy Memmel 

Spouse name

 

Favourite apparatus

 Bars

 

World class in

 2003

First competition

 

Last competition

 

 

Personal Info
Memmel burst into the spotlight in 2003, being named to the Pan American Games team where she won five medals including team and all-around gold. She was called into action as an alternate to the World Championships Team, then cast into the lineup after injuries and illness to 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 her parents were All-American gymnasts and won full college athletic scholarships. Her mother is currently a gymnastics coach and club owner. Memmel has two sisters, Mara (1/17/90) and Skyler (4/17/97), who are both gymnasts. Mara focuses on artistic gymnastics while Skyler trains both artistic and rhythmic. Memmelís parents are her role models. Her favorite subject is math and she would like to coach gymnastics in the future. In her spare time, Memmel enjoys shopping, reading and bike riding. One of her gymnastics goals is to compete in the 2004 Olympic Games.

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.


Year

Competition

Team

AA

Vault

Uneven Bars

Beam

Floor

2000

Copa Puerto Rico
USA vs. France, St. Etienne

-
1

1
2

-
-

2
-

1
-

1
-

2002

USA-Belgium Dual Meet
USA-MEX Dual Meet
USA/UKR/BRA Team Meet
Int. Gymnastics Tournament, Curitiba 

1
1
1
1

1
3
-
-

3
-
-
-

1
-
3
3

2
-
-
-

1
2
-
-

2003

37. World Championships
Pan American Ganes
Pacific Challenge (USA/CAN/AUS) 

1
1
1

8
1
-

-
-
-

1
1
1

6
3
-

-
-
-

2004

World Cup Final, Birmingham
American Cup
Pan Am.Ind. Event Champs, Maracaibo

-
-
-

-
3
-

-
4
-

1
2
1

-
3
1

-
6
-

2005

American Cup
38. World Championships 
USA / GBR, Lilleshall (GBR) 
USA / SUI, Magglingen (SUI) 
Pan American Champs, Rio de Janeiro  

-
-
1
1
1

-
1
-
-
1

-
-
-
1
-

1
2
1
2
1

3
2
-
3
1

-
-
-
-
-

2006

39. World Championships
Pacific Alliance Champs, Honolulu 

2
1

1
1

-
-

-
-

-
1

-
2

2007

Toyota Cup
Good Luck Beijing Int. Tournament 

-
-

-
5

-
-

-
-

2
3

1
3

2008

29. Olympic Games, Beijing

2

95

-

-

-

-

 

National Competition

Pictures

with sisters

World Championships, 2003, Anaheim, USA

Team - Uneven Bars Team - Beam
with Hollie Vise with Hollie Vise with Hollie Vise with Hollie Vise Press conference after team final Press conference after uneven bars event final AA competition AA competition AA competition Podium training

World Cup Final, 2004 Glasgow

Chellsie Memmel

 World Championships 2005, Melbourne, Australia

All-around: Beam

All-around: Floor

with Liukin

All-around: Uneven Bars

Podium

Beam

Uneven Bars

World Championships 2006, Aarhus, Denmark

Team

USA Team

 Olympic Games 2008, Beijing, China

Qual. - Uneven Bars

 

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