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Gymnast Chellsie Memmel retires

Updated: November 14, 2012, 6:58 PM ET
Associated Press

Chellsie Memmel is done with competitive gymnastics, this time for good.

The three-time world champion and Olympic silver medalist announced her retirement Wednesday. Her career had been hampered by a series of injuries, and her latest comeback ended in May when she failed to qualify for the U.S. championships.

"It's sad to be officially be done competing and done doing gymnastics," Memmel said. "I'm proud of everything that I was able to accomplish. I had some untimely injuries, obviously. ...

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