Watch This: Dominique Dawes on Gabby Douglas

The veteran black Olympian changes her bio, gets emotional and looks to the future.

Fox Sports
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In an interview with Fox Sports, Dominique Dawes (who just changed her website to read “the first African American gymnast to win an Olympic gold medal” instead of “the only”) became emotional when discussing the significance of Gabby Douglas’ win in the women’s gymnastics all-around competition at this year’s Olympic Games. “As I was able to help Gabby, now she’s going to help a whole other generation of young girls and boys, African Americans, Hispanics, other minorities to see the sport of gymnastics as an opportunity for them to excel,” she said.

Watch the interview here:

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