Kathy Howard

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameDoris Katherine "Kathy"•Howard
Used nameKathy•Howard
Born21 June 1958 in Plainview, Texas (USA)
Measurements163 cm / 50 kg
AffiliationsOklahoma City Gymnastics Center
NOC United States


Kathy Howard competed for the United States at the 1974 World Championships and the 1975 Pan American Games, in addition to her 1976 Olympic appearance. She won two medals at the 1975 Pan Ams, gold with the team and a silver in the floor exercise. In 1976 Howard placed second in all-around at the American Cup. She would attend Oklahoma State University, graduating in 1984, and later worked in telecommunications.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) USA Kathy Howard
Individual All-Around, Women (Olympic) 46 r1/2
Team All-Around, Women (Olympic) United States 6
Floor Exercise, Women (Olympic) =12 r1/1
Horse Vault, Women (Olympic) =53 r1/1
Uneven Bars, Women (Olympic) =44 r1/1
Balance Beam, Women (Olympic) =63 r1/1

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