|Full name Candace Costie|
Club Arizona Wildcats
Weight 50 kg
Height 1.62 m
|National team United States|
Role Olympic athlete
Name Candy Costie
Strokes Synchronised swimming
|Born March 12, 1963 (age 58) (1963-03-12) Seattle, Washington|
Olympic medals Synchronized swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics – women's duet
Similar Tracie Ruiz, Sharon Hambrook, Miwako Motoyoshi
Olympics 1984 los angeles synchronized swimming doubles usa candy costie tracie ruiz
Candace Costie (born March 12, 1963) is an American competitor and Olympic champion in synchronized swimming.
- Olympics 1984 los angeles synchronized swimming doubles usa candy costie tracie ruiz
- Synchronised swimming 1984 Los Angeles Ruiz Costie
After claiming a silver medal in the women's duet at the 1982 World Aquatics Championships with her swimming partner Tracie Ruiz, they went on to secure gold medals in both the women's duet at the 1983 Pan American Games and the women's duet at the 1984 Summer Olympics. Their partnership also extended to winning four US national championships and one NCAA national championship.
In 1985, Candy tied the knot with Olympic silver medalist Doug Burke who was a member of the United States water polo team at the Los Angeles games. Candy was later remarried to Fred Merrill, Jr and they now run their own real estate firm, Merill Companies.