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Kristina Vogel

Olympic Daily News - Thursday, August 2

At this rate, Gabby Douglas may have trouble living up to her "Flying Squirrel" moniker with all the gold she has hanging around her neck.Douglas became the third straight U.S. women's gymnast to win the Olympic individual all-around competition, holding off Russia's Victoria Komova by less than three-tenths of a point to earn her second gold medal of the London Games.Russia's Aliya Mustafina and American Aly Raisman ended with the same score of 59.566, but the tie break went to Mustafina, earning her the bronze.Two days after helping Team USA capture its first team gold medal since 1996, Douglas posted a score of 62.232 to become the fourth American female to win the all-around gold. The 16-year-old joins Mary Lou Retton, who won the first at the 1984 Los Angeles Games, as well as Carly Patterson and Nastia Liukin, who claimed the top prize in 2004 and 2008, respectively."It just feels amazing to be called Olympic champion. So much effort, hard work, determination and passion in the g...

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