Phil Cahoy

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Phil Cahoy Jr. is a retired American gymnast.



Cahoy was a member of the 1980 Olympic team but did not compete because of the boycott. He participated in 1984 Olympic trials but was hindered by injuries. A competitive attempt in 1988 was also unsuccessful because of injury.

Cahoy was a regular member of three World gymnastics teams: 1978, 1981, and 1985. He was an alternate for the 1983 squad. In 1986, he attended the Goodwill Games, where he won a gold on parallel bars and a bronze on pommel horse.


In college, Cahoy competed for the University of Nebraska, where he was a part of four straight national championship teams: 1980, 1981, 1982, and 1983. He also won three apparatus gold medals during NCAA championships.

Post-athletic life[edit]

After gymnastics, Cahoy went to medical school and then became an orthopedic surgeon. He specializes in sports medicine.


Cahoy's father, Phil Sr., coached him as a child and is currently an assistant coach for the University of Nebraska men's gymnastics team.

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