Condoleezza Rice Calls Gabby Douglas’s Win A “Momentous Accomplishment”

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Gabby Douglas has become the pride of the Olympics for winning two gold medals, one with her teammates, and the second for her solo competition, Thursday (August 2). The win, put the 16-year-old in the record books as the first Black woman to snag an individual gymnastics title, and only the fourth U.S. woman to earn Olympic gold in an all-around title, and the support continues to roll in.

Condolezza Rice has followed in the footsteps of President Obama in offering congratulations to the teen. “[I am] Proud of their team gold and thrilled for Gabby Douglas and her momentous accomplishment as the first African-American to win the individual all-around gymnastics title, ” she told TMZ.

 

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