Name: Kristen Shaldybin
Sport: Gymnastics
Discipline(s): Rhythmic Gymnastics
Event(s): Group
Height: 5-9
Weight: 125
DOB: 8/8/1997
Birthplace: Woonsocket, R.I.
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
High School: Highland Park High School (Highland Park, Ill.) '16
Team/Club: North Shore Rhythmic Gymnastics Center
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 14th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 11th (5 ribbons); 13th (all-around); 15th (3 clubs, 2 hoops)
  • Years of participation: 2015
  • Top finish: 11th – 2015 (5 ribbons)
  • Member of the six-person team that gave the U.S. its first earned Olympic spot in rhythmic group competition with a 13th-place all-around finish at the 2015 world championships.
Other Career Highlights
  • • 2015 Pan American Games, gold (6 clubs, 2 hoops); silver (all-around, 5 ribbons)
Personal: Daughter of Evgeny and Liubov Shaldybin...Has one sister, Yulia...Enjoys include watching ice hockey...Began gymnastics in 2003...Speaks Russian.