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Thu, 08.02.2012

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

*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.

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

The Associated Press
450 W. 33rd St.,
New York, NY 10001.

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