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London 2012 Olympics: American Gabby Douglas Wins Women's Gymnastics Gold

The Americans got another gold medal as gymnast Gabby Douglas narrowly defeated Russian Viktoria Komova in the women's individual all-around competition. The impact of the win was not lost on the 16-year-old Douglas, who becomes the first African-American to win an individual Olympic medal since 1996:

"I hope that I inspire people," Douglas said. "I want to inspire people. My mother said you can inspire a nation."

Here is a look at the top-five from the all-around women's event:

RANK ATHLETE SCORE
1 Gabby Douglas 62.232
2 Viktoria Komova 61.973
3 Aliya Mustafina 59.566
4 Aly Raisman 59.566
5 Sandra Izbasa 58.833

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