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Gabrielle Douglas
Country USA
Sport Gymnastics
Best Events All-Around; Uneven Bars
Olympics Attended 2012; 2016
Olympic Medals Won
Gold medal icon Gold Silver medal icon Silver Bronze medal icon Bronze
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Personal Information
Nickname Gabby; Flying Squirrel
Birthdate 31 December 1995
Height 5ft 2in
Hometown Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
Gabrielle Christina Victoria Douglas was born on December 31, 1995. Douglas started Gymnastics in 2002 at the instance of her sister, Arielle, who told their mother that Gabby would make a good gymnast. Douglas represented the USA in 2011 at the World Gymnastics Championships in Tokyo, Japan where the team would the gold medal in the team event. In 2012, Douglas came in second place at the National Visa Championships, finishing behind teammate Jordyn Wieber by just 0.2 points. On July 1, 2012, Douglas secured her spot on the USA Olympic team by coming in first at the Olympic trials. Douglas and her teammates won the team medal on July 31, 2012 becoming only the second American team to win the title. Two days later, Douglas won the individual all-around title, becoming the first American to win both the team and all-around titles.

Douglas was named to her second Olympic team in July 2016 making her the first women to return after winning an all-around title since Nadia Comăneci returned in 1980.

Major ResultsEdit


Year Event Result
2012 Women's Team
Women's All-Around
Women's Balance Beam 7th
Women's Uneven Bars 8th
2016 Women's Team
Women's Uneven bars 7th

National ChampionshipsEdit

  • 2011 Uneven Bars - 3rd
  • 2012 All Around - 2nd
  • 2012 Uneven Bars - 1st
  • 2012 Floor Exercise - 3rd
  • 2015 All-Around - 5th
  • 2015 Uneven Bars - 4th
  • 2015 Balance Beam - 9th
  • 2015 Floor - 6th
  • 2016 All-Around - 4th
  • 2016 Uneven Bars - 6th
  • 2016 Balance Beam - 6th
  • 2016 Floor - 5th

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 2011 Team - 1st
  • 2015 Team - 1st
  • 2015 All-Around - 2nd
  • 2015 Uneven Bars - 5th


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