Chris Coombs
Chris  Coombs

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Eastern

Height:
5-2

Event:
FX, PB, PH, R

Club:
Champion Gymnastics

04/27/2016

2016 Season Highlights

Take a look back at the historic 2016 season

Academic Achievements
2016 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Personal Bests
Floor – 14.000*
Rings – 14.400*
Scores with asterisks are from 2017-2020 FIG Code of Points

2017 (Sophomore)
Finished ninth on the rings at the NCAA Championships with a 14.400 to help Ohio State secure runner-up honors … scored a 13.750 on the rings at Big Ten Championships to assist Ohio State in winning back-to-back conference titles … finished fourth at Penn State on floor with a season-best readout of 14.000 … earned bronze at the Arnold Challenge with a rings routine of 14.400 … had the fourth-highest rings score at the NCAA Qualifier to help Ohio State advance to team finals … registered eighth-place finish on rings at Penn State (14.000) … placed ninth in dual meet against Illinois on the rings (13.700) … scored a 13.750 on rings at Oklahoma.

Prior to Ohio State
Trained at Champions Gymnastics under Steven Keckler and Douglas Burton ... 2013 Junior Olympics national champion on rings and pommel horse; third in the all-around ... seven-time J.O. national qualifier.

Personal
Son of Andrew and Charmaine Coombs ... has two siblings, Michael and Katharine ... majoring in chemistry ... wants to pursue a career as a chemistry researcher in the U.S. Army after graduation ... lists his greatest sports thrill as winning J.O. Nationals on rings and pommel horse and finishing third in the all-around in 2013.