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Kerri Strug Poster

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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 19 November 1977Tucson, Arizona, USA
Birth NameKerri Allyson Strug
Height 4' 8½" (1.44 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Kerri's parents are Burt & Melanie Strug. Burt is a heart surgeon. Kerri attended Stanford University after the 1996 Olympics, earned a degree and became an elementary school teacher.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Robert Fisher (25 April 2010 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (26)

Member of 2 US Olympic gymnastics teams (1992 & 1996)
Olympic bronze medalist (Barcelona 1992, team)
Olympic gold medalist (Atlanta 1996, team)
Earned nationwide stardom with her heroic vaulting efforts at the 1996 Olympics, where she competed with an injured ankle and helped her team win the first ever US team gold
Won the bronze medal at the 1992 Olympics along with teammates Shannon Miller, Dominique Dawes, Kim Zmeskal, Betty Okino, Wendy Bruce, and Michelle Campi
Won the gold medal at the 1996 Olympics along with teammates Shannon Miller, Dominique Dawes, Dominique Moceanu, Amanda Borden, Jaycie Phelps, and Amy Chow.
Appeared with her teammates on a Wheaties cereal box following the Atlanta Olympics.
Attended UCLA but later transferred to Stanford University.
Trained with Béla Károlyi and Marta Karolyi for most of her elite career.
Is of Russian/Jewish descent.
Is an executive assistant at the US Department of the Treasury in Washington DC (August 2004).
Has an older sister, Lisa & an older brother, Kevin
Appeared with Mary Lou Retton at the 2004 Republican National Convention.
On 23 July 1996 at the Olympic Games, Strug performed her 2nd vault on a sprained ankle with tendon damage, which occurred upon landing during her first attempt, helping the US team win the gold medal. "Vaulting Into History" was ranked #6 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Most Awesome Sports Moments (of the last 15 years)". [17 July 2005 issue].
Graduated from Stanford University with a masters in sociology
Inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2000.
Inducted into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2000.
Actress Julie Davenport is a close family friend.
She is the project manager for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in Washington D.C.
She graduated with a Bachelor's degree and Master's degree in Sociology from Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.
Daughter of Melanie B. Strug and Dr. Burt Strug of Tucson, Arizona. Daughter-in-law of Mary M. Fischer and Robert William Fischer II of Manhattan Beach, California.
Her husband is an attorney.
Washington D.C. [April 2010]
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 36, a daughter Alayna Madaleine Fischer on June 26, 2014 at 8:08 a.m., weighed in at 7 lbs., 11 oz and measured 19.25 inches long. Child's father is her husband, Robert Fischer.
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 34, a son Tyler William Fischer on March 1, 2012. Child's father is her husband, Robert Fischer.
(April 25, 2010) Married her longtime boyfriend Robert Fischer following a 2-month-long engagement.

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