Name: Gabrielle Douglas
Sport: Gymnastics
Discipline(s): Artistic Gymnastics
Event(s): Team
Height: 5-2
Weight: 110
DOB: 12/31/1995
Birthplace: Newport News, Va.
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Oak Park Independent School (Oak Park, Calif.) ‘15
Team/Club: Buckeye Gymnastics
Coach(es): Christian Gallardo
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2012, 2016); Three-time Olympic medalist (3 golds)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (team); 7th (uneven bars)
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, gold (team, all-around); 7th (balance beam); 8th (uneven bars)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – gold (team); silver (all-around)
  • Years of participation: 2011, 2015
  • Medals: 3 (2 golds, 1 silver)
  • Gold – 2011 (team); 2015 (team)
  • Silver – 2015 (all-around)
Personal: Daughter of Timothy Douglas and Natalie Hawkins...Has two sisters, Arielle and Joyelle, and one brother, Johnathan...Hobbies include reading and knitting...Began gymnastics at age 6...After taking a nine-month break from competitive gymnastics following the 2012 Olympic Games in London, she returned to training in May 2013 to pursue her second Olympic berth...Favorite events are floor exercise and beam...Has written two books, Grace, Gold, and Glory: My Leap of Faith and Raising the Bar.