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Three-time Olympian; first Black person to win an Olympic gold medal in gymnastics; first Black woman to win an individual Olympic medal in artists gymnastics
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First Black woman in history to become individual all-around Olympic champion; only American all-around champion to win multiple gold medals in a single Olympic games; member of 2016 U.S. Olympic Team.
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Holds record for most gold medals won by a female gymnast in World Championships history; first African-American to become World all-around champion; member of 2016 U.S. Olympic Team.
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First elite U.S. Gymnast to train under legendary coach Bella Karolyi. Two-time Junior National Champion; Senior National Champion.
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Became the first Black female to make an Olympics team in 1980.
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Olympic Gold Medalist of the “fierce five” 2012 U.S. Gymnastics Team
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World Gymnastics Championships Silver Medalist of the 1991 U.S. Gymnastics Team; Olympic Bronze Medalist of the 1992 U.S. Gymnastics Team.
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Elite gymnast of the UCLA Bruins gymnastics team since 2012; gained notoriety in 2016 for viral video of floor exercise routine incorporating popular Hip Hop dance moves.
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Became first elite gymnast in history from the state of Alabama at the age of 13; member of Alabama’s 1991 NCAA Gymnastic Championship Team.
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Elite University of Alabama gymnast; won 14 All-American honors; won 2 NCAA individual titles.
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Elite University of Alabama gymnast; won 8 All-American honors; contributed to the teams’ 2011 & 2012 Championship wins.
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Won six All-American honors and an NCAA title as a University of Alabama gymnast.
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University of Alabama gymnast who was member of the 2001 bronze medal winning worlds team; earned 3 NCAA titles; earned 12 All-American honors.
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