Full name: Diane Colleen Simpson (-Bundy)
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 106 lbs (48 kg)
Born: April 7, 1969 in Evanston, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Northwestern University/Illinois Rhythmics
Country: United States
Sport: Rhythmic Gymnastics
Diane Simpson, later known as Simpson-Bundy after marriage, competed internationally in rhythmic gymnastics for the USA between 1985 and 1991. Simpson won gold medals at the 1987 Pan American Games in rope and ribbon, adding silvers in all-around and hoop. At the 1991 Pan American she helped the US team win bronze. She also competed at the 1986 and 1990 Goodwill Games and the World Championships in 1985, 1987, 1989, and 1991. She was a 22-time US Champion, winning the all-around and all four apparatuses at the 1988 US Nationals. Simpson-Bundy was inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 2004.
Simpson-Bundy graduated from Northwestern Universityâs Medill School of Journalism with a double major in journalism and political science. She later worked in broadcast media for both television and radio. She was manager of athlete relations and communications for the Chicago 2016 Olympic bid, serving in that role from 2006-09. Simpson-Bundy was also the Illinois press coordinator for Sen. John Kerry for his 2004 Presidential bid. She has served as secretary of the Female Athlete Triad Coalition, and has been certified as a personal trainer by the American College of Sports Medicine.
|1988 Summer||19||Seoul||Rhythmic Gymnastics||Women's Individual||United States||USA||26 QR|
|1988 Summer||19||Seoul||Rhythmic Gymnastics||United States||Final Standings||26 QR||37.80|
|1988 Summer||19||Seoul||Rhythmic Gymnastics||United States||Qualifying||26||37.80|
|1988 Summer||19||Seoul||Rhythmic Gymnastics||United States||Qualifying||Hoop||23T||9.45|
|1988 Summer||19||Seoul||Rhythmic Gymnastics||United States||Qualifying||Rope||25||9.45|
|1988 Summer||19||Seoul||Rhythmic Gymnastics||United States||Qualifying||Clubs||24T||9.50|
|1988 Summer||19||Seoul||Rhythmic Gymnastics||United States||Qualifying||Ribbon||28T||9.40|