At a glance

15 Aug 1978 Saratoga, United States of America
Six Feet of Sunshine
191 cm / 73 kg 6'3'' / 160 pounds
Female
Kerri Walsh played volleyball at Stanford, where she was a four-time first-team All-American. After college, she played on the US National team in indoor volleyball, competing at the 2000 Olympics in that sport, finishing fourth as a team. After the 2000 Olympics, she turned to beach volleyball, and Walsh teamed up with Misty May. Together they would form the most dominant female beach volleyball pair ever, winning gold medals in 2004 and 2008 and winning 112 consecutive matches, a streak broken shortly after the 2008 Olympics. However, the two came back, after some time off, to win their third consecutive...

Kerri Walsh played volleyball at Stanford, where she was a four-time first-team All-American. After college, she played on the US National team in indoor volleyball, competing at the 2000 Olympics in that sport, finishing fourth as a team. After the 2000 Olympics, she turned to beach volleyball, and Walsh teamed up with Misty May. Together they would form the most dominant female beach volleyball pair ever, winning gold medals in 2004 and 2008 and winning 112 consecutive matches, a streak broken shortly after the 2008 Olympics. However, the two came back, after some time off, to win their third consecutive gold medal at London in 2012. Walsh is married to Casey Jennings, who is also a professional beach volleyball player. Although Misty May retired after the London Olympics, Walsh continued to compete with other partners.

Kerri in numbers

5
Olympics
Olympics
4
medals
Gold medal:3 Silver medal: Bronze medal:1
  • Rio de Janeiro
    Rio de Janeiro 2016
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Rio de Janeiro
    Rio de Janeiro 2016
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Beach Volleyball
      Beach Volleyball
  • London
    London 2012
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    London
    London 2012
    • 1 Gold medal
      Beach Volleyball
      Beach Volleyball
  • Beijing
    Beijing 2008
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Beijing
    Beijing 2008
    • 1 Gold medal
      Beach Volleyball
      Beach Volleyball
  • Athens
    Athens 2004
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Athens
    Athens 2004
    • 1 Gold medal
      Beach Volleyball
      Beach Volleyball
  • Sydney
    Sydney 2000
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Sydney
    Sydney 2000
    • 4
      Volleyball
      Volleyball