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Gabrielle "Gabby" Douglas - August 2, 2012 at the London Olympics won the GOLD MEDAL ranking her the #1 All Around World Olympic gymnast. She is the 1st black female to accomplish this dream. Proved to be the best in her sport - she maintained the lead throughout the competition for the United States Olympic Gymnastic Team.
The 1980 Summer Olympics boycott of the Moscow Olympics was a part of a package of actions initiated by the United States to protest the Soviet war in Afghanistan.Sixty-five countries did not participate in the Olympics despite being invited.
Swimmer Brendan Hansen poses for a portrait during the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Media Summit in Dallas, Texas May 14, 2012. REUTERS/ Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: Tags: #Sport #Olympics #Photography #London2012 #Portrait #Photography #Swimming)