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Gabby Douglas

Birthdate: 12/31/1995
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Virginia Beach, VA
Club: Chow's Gymnastics and Dance Institute
Head Coach: Liang Chow


Career Highlights

  • 2013 Teen Choice Award winner for best female athlete
  • Won the Subway Sportswoman of the Year and YoungStars Award at the 2013 BET Awards
  • 2012 Olympic team and all-around gold medalist. Competed in uneven bars and balance beam finals
  • 2012 Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year
  • 2012 Women's Sports Foundation's "Sportswoman of the Year"
  • 2012 U.S. uneven bars champion, all-around silver medalist and floor exercise bronze medalist
  • 2011 World Championships Team gold medalist
  • 2011 U.S. uneven bars bronze medalist (tie)

Personal Information

Full First Name: Gabrielle
Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA
Personal Website: gabrielledouglas.com/
Twitter: @gabrielledoug
Facebook: Facebook.com/GabrielleDouglasUSA

Year in School: Sophomore
Name of High School: home school
Year you began gymnastics: 2002
Favorite Event: Floor and Beam
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My older sister, Arielle, talked my mom into enrolling me because she thought I would be a good gymnast.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: Learning new skills and competing the U.S.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To make the World and Olympic Teams
Names of parents/guardians: Natalie and Timothy
Names of sibling(s): Older sisters Arielle and Joyelle and older brother Johnathan
Family members in sports: Arielle - ballroom dancing. Joyelle - figure skating. Johnathan - football, track and martial arts


Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: English
Hobbies or favorite activities: Reading, knitting
Favorite book(s): Twilight
Favorite TV show(s): Vampire Diaries
Favorite Food: Mexican and Italian

National Competition Results

2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-AA, UB(T); 3rd-FX; 6th-BB
2012 Visa Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 1st-UB; 2nd-AA; 3rd-FX; 7th-BB
2012 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 1st-UB; 3rd-FX(T); 7th-BB
2011 Visa Championships, Saint Paul, Minn. - 3rd-UB(T); 7th-AA
2011 CoverGirl Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 2nd-UB
2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 2nd-BB; 4th-AA, VT; 8th-FX(T) (Jr. Div.)
2010 CoverGirl Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 3rd-BB; 6th-VT; 9th-AA (Jr. Div.)
2010 Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup, Worcester, Mass. - 4th-AA
2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - (Jr. Div.)

International Competition Results

2012 Olympic Games, London, England - 1st-Team, AA; 7th-BB; 8th-UB
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships, Everett, Wash. - 1st-Team, UB
2011 World Championships, Tokyo, Japan - 1st-Team; 5th-UB
2011 City of Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy - 1st-Team; 2nd-FX; 3rd-BB(T); 4th-AA, VT
2010 Pan American Championships, Guadalajara, Mexico - 1st-Team, UB; 5th-AA

LEGEND:

  • Women: AA = All Around | VT = Vault | UB = Uneven Bars | BB = Balance Bean | FX = Floor Exercise | (T) = Tie
  • Men: AA = All Around | FX = Floor Exercise | PH = Pommel Horse | SR = Still Rings | VT = Vault | PB = Parallel Bars | HB = Horizontal Bars | (T) = Tie
  • Rhythmic: AA = All Around | RP = Rope | HP = Hoop | BA = Ball | CL = Clubs | RB = Ribbon | (T) = Tie
  • Acro: DY = Dynamic | BL = Balance | AA = All Around
  • T&T: TR = Trampoline | TU = Tumbling | DM = Double Mini | SY = Synchronized Trampoline


Videos of Gabby Douglas

2013 Interview at P&G Championships Day 2
2013 Interview at Secret U.S. Classic
2013 Interview at AT&T American Cup
2013 Interview at Nastia Liukin Cup
2012 Interview after Olympic Trials Day 1
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Vault
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Uneven Bars
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Balance Beam
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Balance Beam
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Uneven Bars
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Vault
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships UB final
2012 Interview after Pacific Rim Championships
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships BB
2012 Kellogg's Pac Rim Championships Vignette
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships UB
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships VT
2012 AT&T American Cup balance beam
2012 AT&T American Cup floor exercise
2011 Interview after Worlds uneven bars final
2011 Interview after Worlds prelims
2011 Interview after Worlds podium training
2011 Visa Championships Day 2 Uneven Bars
2011 Visa Championships Day 1 Balance Beam
2011 Visa Championships Day 1 Uneven Bars
2011 Visa Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2011 CoverGirl Classic Uneven Bars

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