Gabrielle Douglas

By: Alexis Marie Lantz

Gabby Douglas

Gabrielle Douglas was born on December 31,1995 in Virginia Beach.

Gabby began formal gymnastics training at 6 years old and won a state championship by the timm she was 8 years old.She moved away from her home town and loved ones in 2010 to pursue training with a world renwood olympic team. In 2012 summer olympic is when Gabby became the first African American to win gold in the individual all around event. Gabby's mother allowed her to start formal gymnastics classes at the age of 6 .Only to years later in 2004 gabby was named virginia state gymnastic Champion.

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