Gabby Douglas

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Gabby Douglas
Douglas appearin at Citi Field tae throw
oot the first pitch for a Mets-Rockies gemme
Personal information
Full nameGabrielle Christina Victoria Douglas
Nickname(s)Flyin Squirrel,[1] Brie[2]
Born (1995-12-31) 31 December 1995 (age 24)
Virginia Beach, Virginie, Unitit States
ResidenceWast Des Moines, Iowa, Unitit States
Hicht4 ft 11 in (1.50 m)
Kintra Unitit States
Coached biLiang Chow

Gabrielle Christina Victoria "Gabby" Douglas (born December 31, 1995) is an American airtistic gymnast. As a memmer o the U.S. Weemen's Gymnastics team at the 2012 Simmer Olympics, she wan gowd medals in baith the individual an team aw-aroond competitions. Douglas is the first woman o colour an the first African-American gymnast[3][4] in Olympic history tae acome the individual aw-aroond champion, an the first American gymnast tae win gowd in baith the individual aw-aroond an team competitions at the same Olympics. She wis an aa a memmer o the gowd-winnin U.S. team at the 2011 Warld Championships.

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  1. Florek, Michael (July 29, 2012). "10 things you may not know about US gymnast Gabby Douglas". USA TODAY.
  2. Emmert, Mark (30 June 2012). "Gabrielle Douglas closes in on amazing feat: making the U.S. Olympic team – You Say Gabby, They Say… ?". Des Moines Register. Everyone else calls her Gabby. All of my friends, all of my family, we don’t know her as Gabby, we call her Brie.
  3. Macur, Juliet (2 August 2012). "A Very Long Journey Was Very Swift". The New York Times. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  4. Corneau, Allison (2 August 2012). "Gabby Douglas Wins Gold in Women's All-Around Olympic Gymnastics". Us Weekly.

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