Gabby Douglas Just Became the First African-American Gymnast to Win a Gold Medal in the Gymnastics All-Around

Gabby Douglas Just Became the First African-American Gymnast to Win a Gold Medal in the Gymnastics All-Around

Gabby Douglas will officially go down in history. Just two days after winning a gold medal as part of the "Fierce Five," she just struck gold again. This time, she became the first African-American—and just the fourth U.S. gymnast ever—to win gold in the all-around gymnastics competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. You have permission to start a "USA!" chant in your office immediately.

RELATED: The 5 Best Olympic Events to Watch Today

[via ESPN]

Tags: gabby-douglas, 2012-summer-olympics, gymnastics
blog comments powered by Disqus