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Thu, 08.02.2012

First Black wins the Olympic Artistic Gymnastics Women’s Individual All-Around Event

*On this date in 2012, 16-year-old Gabrielle Douglas of the United States became the first African American to win the gold medal in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around final.

Douglas accomplished her feet from Virginia Beach, VA, on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena in London, England.



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