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Chris Waller

Full name: Manfred Christopher "Chris" Waller
Gender: Male
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: September 20, 1968 in Evanston, Illinois, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Gymnastics

Biography

Chris Waller was on the US national team from 1989-97, competing at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Waller was on the gymnastics team at UCLA, where he helped the Bruins win the 1987 NCAA title, and was a four-time All-American. He was NCAA Champion on pommel horse in 1989 and high bar in 1990. His best event was pommels as he was US Champion from 1991-93. He placed in the top six on pommels at the 1993 World Championships. Waller won three medals at the 1990 Goodwill Games (team silver and bronzes on pommels and rings) and won a team gold at the 1995 Pan American Games. He was inducted into the US Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 2003.

Waller became a gymnastics coach, returning to UCLA in 2003 as an assistant. He was later named an associate head coach and served the Bruins as an interim head coach. Waller married Cindy Olkoski, a former gymnast and cheerleader at UCLA. Together they owned and operated Waller’s GymJam Academy and a GymJam summer gymnastics camp.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics Men's Individual All-Around United States USA 35
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around United States USA 6
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics Men's Floor Exercise United States USA 24T QR
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics Men's Horse Vault United States USA 79T QR
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars United States USA 24T QR
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar United States USA 17T QR
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics Men's Rings United States USA 29T QR
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics Men's Pommelled Horse United States USA 5

Men's Individual All-Around

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Final Standings 35 55.800
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Final 35 55.800
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Final Floor Exercise 34 8.575
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Final Horse Vault 35T 9.125
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Final Parallel Bars 24T 9.450
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Final Horizontal Bar 30T 9.375
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Final Rings 16T 9.600
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Final Pommelled Horse 10 9.675
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Qualifying 27 QU 114.800 57.250 57.550
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Qualifying Floor Exercise 24T 19.225 9.650 9.575
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Qualifying Horse Vault 79T 18.550 9.025 9.525
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Qualifying Parallel Bars 24T 19.125 9.600 9.525
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Qualifying Horizontal Bar 17T 19.250 9.650 9.600
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Qualifying Rings 29T 19.225 9.675 9.550
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Qualifying Pommelled Horse 9 QC 19.425 9.650 9.775

Men's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States USA Final Standings 6

Men's Floor Exercise

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Final Standings 24T QR

Men's Horse Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Final Standings 79T QR

Men's Parallel Bars

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Final Standings 24T QR

Men's Horizontal Bar

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Final Standings 17T QR

Men's Rings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Final Standings 29T QR

Men's Pommelled Horse

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank FP QOP
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Final Standings 5 9.825
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Gymnastics United States Final 5 9.825 9.775
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