Gabby Douglas

Birthdate: 12/31/1995
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Tarzana, CA
Club: Buckeye Gymnastics
Head Coach: Kittia Carpenter

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Career Highlights

  • Winner of the USOC's Female Best of March (2016) Award
  • 2016 American Cup champion
  • 2015 World team champion and all-around silver medalist. Also placed fifth on uneven bars
  • 2012 AP Female Athlete of the Year
  • 2012 Olympic team and all-around champion. Advanced to balance beam and uneven bars finals
  • 2012 U.S. uneven bars champion, all-around silver medalist and floor exercise bronze medalist
  • 2012 Pac Rim team & uneven bars champion
  • 2011 World Championships team champion
  • 2011 U.S. uneven bars bronze medalist (tie)

Personal Information

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

High School Graduation Year: 2015
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.
Names of parents/guardians: Natalie
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

Hobbies or favorite activities: Reading, knitting
Favorite Food: Pizza
Charity Involvement: Right to Play and Blue Star Families

National Competition Results

2015 P&G Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 4th-UB; 5th-AA; 6th-FX
2015 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 2nd-AA, UB, FX; 3rd-BB
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

2016 Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy - 1st-Team, AA; 2nd-UB; 3rd-FX
2016 AT&T American Cup, Newark, N.J. - 1st-AA
2015 World Championships, Glasgow, Great Britain - 1st-Team; 2nd-AA; 5th-UB
2015 Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy - 1st-Team; 4th-AA
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