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Kathy Gleason

Full name: Kathy Lee Gleason (-Jachter)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-4 (163 cm)
Weight: 117 lbs (53 kg)
Born: March 8, 1949 in Buffalo, New York, United States
Affiliations: Buffalo Turners
Country: USA United States
Sport: Gymnastics

Biography

Kathy Gleason began gymnastics with the Buffalo Turners and was a US Junior Champion, winning the 1965 all-around title. This earned her a spot with the US National team that toured Vienna (Wien), Austraia in 1966. At the AAU Meet, Gleason won a silver medal in floor exercise in 1968, and added five bronze medals from 1966-68, notably winning bronze in all-around in 1968. She was a member of the US team that won a gold medal in the team event at the 1967 Pan American Games, adding a silver medal of her own on the uneven bars. Gleason won the all-around at the 1971 North American Championships.

Gleason later attended Buffalo State Teachers College, and then turned to teaching and coaching. She operating her own club, Niagara Frontier Gymnastics, for 11 years, and later founded the Gleason School of Gymnastics.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around United States USA 31
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Women's Team All-Around United States USA 6
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Women's Floor Exercise United States USA 33T QR
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Women's Horse Vault United States USA 28 QR
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Women's Uneven Bars United States USA 29T QR
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Gymnastics Women's Balance Beam United States USA 27T QR

Women's Individual All-Around

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Final Standings 31 73.60 36.65 36.95

Women's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States USA Final Standings 6

Women's Floor Exercise

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Final Standings 33T QR
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Qualifying 33T 18.25 9.20 9.05

Women's Horse Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Final Standings 28 QR
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Qualifying 28 18.60 9.30 9.30

Women's Uneven Bars

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Final Standings 29T QR
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Qualifying 29T 18.30 9.00 9.30

Women's Balance Beam

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Final Standings 27T QR
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Gymnastics United States Qualifying 27T 18.45 9.15 9.30
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