Kathy Corrigan

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameKathleen Margaret "Kathy"•Corrigan (-Ekas)
Used nameKathy•Corrigan
Born3 March 1945 in Quincy, Massachusetts (USA)
Measurements160 cm / 50 kg
AffiliationsSpringfield College Pride, Springfield (USA)
NOC United States


Kathy Corrigan attended Springfield College, graduating in 1966, and later earned a masters in education at Penn State. She was the first woman inducted into the Springfield College Athletic Hall of Fame. Her best meet was the 1963 Pan American Games, in which she won a team gold, silver in the all-around, and bronzes on floor and vault. After retiring from competition, Corrigan entered coaching, first at Weymouth High School in Massachusetts, and then Bridgewater State College and Penn State. She later opened the Kathy Corrigan School of Gymnastics in Rockland, Massachusetts. Corrigan was named as a gymnastic consultant to the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sport, served as a speaker for the American College of Sports and Medicine, and was elected as a vice-chairperson of the U. S. Gymnastics Safety Association. She was inducted into the Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 1992.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) USA Kathy Corrigan
Individual All-Around, Women (Olympic) 51
Team All-Around, Women (Olympic) United States 9
Floor Exercise, Women (Olympic) 59 r1/2
Horse Vault, Women (Olympic) =28 r1/2
Uneven Bars, Women (Olympic) =54 r1/2
Balance Beam, Women (Olympic) =59 r1/2

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