Gabby Douglas Wins Gold In Gymnastics All-Around

She becomes the first black woman to take gold in the all-around competition as well as the first American woman to win gold in both the team and individual all-around competitions. posted on

1. Gabby Douglas’ beam routine was arguably her most impressive segment of the day.

2. Here are the reactions to Russia’s Viktoria Komova’s floor routine results. She needed a 15.36 to take the gold and leave American Gabby Douglas with silver.

With Douglas’ win, she becomes the first black woman to take gold in the all-around competition as well as the first American woman to win gold in both the team and individual all-around competitions. Raisman finished fourth because even though her overall score was tied with Mustafina’s, her execution score was lower.

3. Here’s the medal awards ceremony:

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