- NAME: Kerri Walsh-Jennings
- OCCUPATION: Athlete
- BIRTH DATE: August 15, 1978 (Age: 34)
- EDUCATION: Baymonte Christian School, Archbishop Mitty High School, Stanford University
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Santa Clara, California
- Full Name: Kerri Walsh-Jennings
- Maiden Name: Kerri Walsh
- Full Name: Kerri Lee Walsh-Jennings
- ZODIAC SIGN: Leo
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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.
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The duo followed with a fourth-place finish in Sayna, China, a gold medal at the Beijing Grand Slam, and a second place finish at the World Championship. They added two additional first place finishes to the season at the Moscow Grand Slam and A1 Grand Slam. Finishing the 2011 season, Walsh-Jennings had tallied 42 first-place finishes internationally during her beach career.
After a strong 2012 season, the pair reunited again for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games,
held in London. They dominated the early rounds, defeating Australia, the Czech Republic and Austria, and defeating the Netherlands and Italy in the quarter-finals. They went on to beat China in the semi-finals round, as well as the final against fellow American team Jennifer Kessy and April Ross, 2-0 (21-16, 21-16), winning their third consecutive gold medal in beach volleyball.
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