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Amy Gamble

Full name: Amy Jean Gamble
Gender: Female
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: December 17, 1964 in Wheeling, West Virginia, United States
Affiliations: Arizona Wildcats, Tucson (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Handball

Biography

Amy Gamble was a basketball star in high school, being chosen as the 1982 West Virginia women’s basketball player of the year. She also starred in track & field, winning the state championship in both the shot put and discus. She went to the University of Tennessee, where she played one season of basketball as a back-up, and then transferred to West Virginia University. At West Virginia, Gamble played one more season of basketball, but then left the sport to concentrate on playing handball and making the Olympic team. Gamble played for the US in 1987, helping them win gold at the Pan American Games, and then played at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. After the Olympics, Gamble finished college at the University of Arizona, where she used her final year of collegiate eligibility in basketball, leading the Wildcats in scoring.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Handball Women's Handball United States USA 7

Women's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Handball United States USA Classification Round 5-8 Match #1 2 1988-09-27 CHN 31, USA 22 0
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Handball United States USA Classification Round 5-8 Match #3 1 1988-09-29 USA 27, CIV 16 3
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Handball United States USA Group A Match #2 2 1988-09-21 YUG 19, USA 18 2
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Handball United States USA Group A Match #3 2 1988-09-23 TCH 33, USA 19 1
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Handball United States USA Group A Match #5 2 1988-09-25 KOR 24, USA 18 2
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