Gabby Douglas & Aly Raisman Compete in All-Around Finals [PHOTOS]
American gymnasts Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman hoped to add another medal Thursday in the women’s all-around finals. If you don’t want to know what happened, stop reading because we have the results!
Gabby Douglas impressed the judges on floor, balance beam, uneven bars, and the vault to become the first African American to win an Olympic Gold Medal in All-Around Gymnastics.
Teammate and friend Aly Raisman came in fourth place after struggling on the beam and loosing her footing. The win for Gabby comes two days after the Fab 5 won Gold in the Gymnastics Team Final. The athletes received plenty of well-deserved love and praise from various celebrities and even the President of the United States, Barack Obama, on Twitter.
Teammates McKayla Maroney, Jordyn Wieber, and Kyla Ross all became a little emotional Thursday as they cheered on their two teammates. Congratulations to Gabby and the girls for all their accomplishments this week!