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Candy Costie

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Full name  Candace Costie
Club  Arizona Wildcats
Weight  50 kg
Sport  Swimming
Height  1.62 m

National team  United States
Role  Olympic athlete
Nickname(s)  "Candy"
Name  Candy Costie
Strokes  Synchronised swimming
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Born  March 12, 1963 (age 60) (1963-03-12) Seattle, Washington
Olympic medals  Synchronized swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympicswomen's duet

Similar  Tracie Ruiz, Sharon Hambrook, Miwako Motoyoshi

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Candace Costie (born March 12, 1963) is an American competitor and Olympic champion in synchronized swimming.


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.

Synchronised swimming 1984 Los Angeles Ruiz & Costie


Candy Costie was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1995.


Candy Costie Wikipedia