Adeline Kenlin
Kenlin at the 2017 U.S. National Championships

Full name

Adeline Dao Sanders Kenlin

Country represented

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August 3 2002 (2002-08-03) (age 15)
Guangxi, China

Years on National Team



Iowa Gym-Nest


Mary Wise

Current status


Adeline Kenlin (born August 3 in Guangxi) is a Chinese-born American gymnast. She resides in Iowa City, Iowa and trains at Iowa Gym-Nest under Mary Wise.

Junior Career


Kenlin competed at the U.S. Challenge, winning gold on every event except vault, where she placed seventh. She qualified for elite the following May, and competed at the American Classic over the summer, placing fifth on beam and thirteenth in the all-around. She placed fortieth in the all-around at the U.S. Classic and went on to place eighteenth on beam and twenty-seventh in the all-around at her first Junior Nationals.


In February, Kenlin competed at the WOGA Classic, placing eighth on bars and beam. In late May, she competed at the American Classic, placing tenth on beam, sixteenth in floor, seventeenth in the all-around, twentieth on bars, and twenty-first on vault. In July, she competed at the U.S. Classic, placing twenty-ninth in the all-around.


Kenlin competed at the American Classic in May, placing tenth in the all-around. In June, she only competed on two events at the U.S. Classic, placing twelth on bars and thirty-eighth on vault. She went on to compete at the U.S. National Championships but scratched the competition after competing uneven bars on day two.


Kenlin was named to the National Team in late March and made her international debut at the City of Jesolo Trophy, winning team gold and placing fourth in the all-around. In July, she competed on two events at the U.S. Classic, winning bronze on bars and gold on beam. In August, she competed the all-around at the National Championships, winning bronze on balance beam, and placing fourth in the all-around, seventh on floor, eighth on bars, and tenth on vault.

Senior Career


Kenlin made her senior debut in 2018.

Medal Count

Year Event TF AA VT UB BB FX
2013U.S. Challenge1st71st1st1st
2014American Classic135
U.S. Classic40
Junior U.S. National Championships2733251823
2015WOGA Classic88
American Classic1725201016
U.S. Classic2935271333
2016American Classic10
U.S. Classic3812
2017City of Jesolo Trophy1st4
U.S. Classic3rd1st
Anaheim U.S. National Championships41083rd7

Floor Music

2015 - "Megapolis" by Bel Suono