Kolleen Shields

Kolleen Shields
Full nameKolleen Casey Shields
Country represented United States
St. Paul, Minnesota
DisciplineWomen's artistic gymnastics

Kolleen Casey Shields (born 1959 in St. Paul, Minnesota) was a gymnast who competed for the United States in the 1976 Montreal Olympics.[1] She finished 23rd in the vault, an event won by Nadia Comăneci. [1] She was the 1975 U.S. national champion in vault. [2] Shields competed for Southwest Missouri State University from 1977 to 1979, where she won the Honda Sports Award as the nation's top female gymnast in 1979.[2][3] She transferred to the University of Minnesota, graduating with a degree in Physical Therapy. Shields became a physical therapist at the University of Iowa.


  1. ^ "Gymn Forum: Kolleen Casey Biography". www.gymn-forum.net. Retrieved 2020-03-22.
  2. ^ "Kolleen Casey Shields (1985) - MSU Athletics Hall of Fame". Missouri State. Retrieved 2020-03-22.
  3. ^ "Gymnastics". CWSA. Retrieved 2020-03-22.

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