Yesterday, Gabby Douglas became the first African-American woman to win the all-around gymnastics gold medal in the Olympics.
Family, friends, fans and even a few celebrities expressed their joy in seeing Gabby take the ultimate prize in world gymnastics. Beyonce posted a message on her tumblr page congratulating Gabby and thanking her for inspiring us all!
From Beyonce’s Tumblr page
A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO 16 YEAR OLD OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST GABBY DOUGLAS – WOW – WHAT A THRILL TO WATCH YOU TAKE THIS GOLD!
I CAN TELL YOU’VE BEEN WORKING HARD FOR SO LONG – ENJOY THIS MOMENT, ITS YOURS.
THANK YOU FOR INSPIRING ALL OF US!