Gabby Douglas Just Became the First African-American Gymnast to Win a Gold Medal in the Gymnastics All-AroundPosted by Chris Yuscavage / Aug 2, 2012 2:13 pm
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.