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Jackie Klein

Full name: Jacquelyn Joyce "Jackie" Klein (-Fie)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-4.5 (164 cm)
Weight: 123 lbs (56 kg)
Born: July 11, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Lincoln Turners
Country: USA United States
Sport: Gymnastics

Biography

Jackie Klein started gymnastics at age four with the Lincoln Turners. In addition to more standard local gymnastics titles, she was National Turner Champion on balance beam in 1959. Klein was educated at Northwestern, graduating magna cum laude in 1959. She won several medals at AAU meets, but never won a national AAU title. She was inducted into the US Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 1979.

Klein later taught phys ed and gymnastics in high school in Evanston, Illinois. She became a well-known gymnastics judge, judging at 20 World Championships and 10 Olympic Games. She also served in gymnastics administration with the US Gymnastics Federation, and was on the Executive Committee or Board of Directors for 40 years, 1964-2004. In 2004 Klein-Fie was selected as President of the FIG (Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique) Women’s Technical Committee and upon retirement was named Honorary Vice-President for life.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around United States USA 55
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Gymnastics Women's Team All-Around United States USA 9
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Gymnastics Women's Team Portable Apparatus United States USA 9
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Gymnastics Women's Floor Exercise United States USA 57T
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Gymnastics Women's Horse Vault United States USA 57
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Gymnastics Women's Uneven Bars United States USA 56
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Gymnastics Women's Balance Beam United States USA 49

Women's Individual All-Around

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Gymnastics United States Final Standings 55 68.300 34.133 34.166

Women's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Gymnastics United States USA Final Standings 9

Women's Team Portable Apparatus

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank PTS
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Gymnastics United States USA Final Standings 9 67.60

Women's Floor Exercise

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Gymnastics United States Final Standings 57T 17.433 8.900 8.533

Women's Horse Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Gymnastics United States Final Standings 57 17.300 8.633 8.666

Women's Uneven Bars

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Gymnastics United States Final Standings 56 16.466 8.233 8.233

Women's Balance Beam

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Gymnastics United States Final Standings 49 17.100 8.366 8.733
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