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Chet Phillips

Full name: Chester W. "Chet" Phillips
Gender: Male
Born: October 23, 1913 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 7, 1988 in Lakeland, Florida, United States
Affiliations: Temple Owls, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Gymnastics

Related Olympians: Husband of Marie Kibler.

Biography

Chet Phillips competed at Temple University, where he earned multiple Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) titles, winning all-around in 1935-37, parallel bars in 1935 and 1937, and the horizontal bar in 1935-37. Phillips captured the AAU title on the high bar in 1937 and 1939 and won a bronze in all-around at the 1936 AAUs. He later became a college gymnastics coach, coaching at the US Naval Academy from 1940-65. He is considered the founder of the College Gymnastics Association (CGA) (originally known as the National Association of College Gymnastics Coaches). He was CGA Coach of the Year in 1961, CGA Honor Coach Award Winner in 1972, was named a CGA Honorary Life Member, and in 1967, won the CGA Special Service Award. Phillips married [Marie Kibler], who competed on the US women’s team at the 1936 Olympics.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Individual All-Around United States USA 77
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around United States USA 10
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Floor Exercise United States USA 43
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Horse Vault United States USA 60T
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars United States USA 30
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar United States USA 87
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Rings United States USA 88
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Pommelled Horse United States USA 82

Men's Individual All-Around

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Gymnastics United States Final Standings 77 90.733 44.366 46.367

Men's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank PTS CP OP
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Gymnastics United States USA Final Standings 10 90.733 44.366 46.367

Men's Floor Exercise

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Gymnastics United States Final Standings 43 16.933 8.333 8.600

Men's Horse Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Gymnastics United States Final Standings 60T 15.933 8.400 7.533

Men's Parallel Bars

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Gymnastics United States Final Standings 30 17.400 8.200 9.200

Men's Horizontal Bar

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Gymnastics United States Final Standings 87 14.000 5.333 8.667

Men's Rings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Gymnastics United States Final Standings 88 13.134 6.567 6.567

Men's Pommelled Horse

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Gymnastics United States Final Standings 82 13.333 7.533 5.800
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