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Kerri Walsh Jennings      

Three-Time Olympic Gold Medalist for Women's Beach Volleyball

Kerri Walsh-Jennings is a professional beach volleyball player and three-time Olympic gold medalist. She is the longtime competitive partner of Misty May-Treanor.

Paired up with Misty May-Treanor, Kerri Walsh-Jennings won Olympic gold in beach volleyball at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympic Games, and is known as one of the best players to ever compete in the sport. At the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, Walsh-Jennings and May-Treanor started off with a bang, defeating Australia, the Czech Republic, Austria, The Netherlands, Italy and China. They went on the win the final against fellow American team Jennifer Kessy and April Ross, 2-0 (21-16, 21-16), taking their third consecutive gold medal in beach volleyball.

Walsh Jennings attended Stanford University. While at Stanford, Walsh-Jennings became the second player in NCAA history to be named First-Team All-American in all four seasons that she played (1996–99).

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Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings boycotting beach volleyball event in ...

Last Updated Sep 1, 2016 2:15 PM EDT. CHICAGO -- Four-time Olympic medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings says she is boycotting an event on the AVP domestic ...

10 Things to Know About Beach Volleyball Star Kerri Walsh Jennings

Olympic beach volleyball player Kerri Walsh Jennings has always had her eye on the prize. Misty May-Treanor retired after the superstar duo won their third ...

Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross fall in Rio beach volleyball semifinals

The quest for gold is over for Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross after Brazil's Agatha and Barbara won in straight sets.

Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross return to action, map out next years ...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Kerri Walsh Jennings went into the post-Rio offseason thinking she needed a new partner, with April Ross hoping to get pregnant.

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