[post_page_title]Gabby Douglas now[/post_page_title]
Being one of The Fierce Five, and stunning audiences around the world with her all-around performance, as well as her major landmark achievements, landed Gabby Douglas celebrity status.
She and her teammates appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated, was chosen female athlete of the year in 2012 by the Associated Press, and was even chosen to be the model for Gymnast Barbie. In 2017, 21-year-old Douglas took some times off training, though she is not yet retired, and hasn’t announced her intention to do so.
Swimmer Allison Schmitt managed to not only win 5 medals – 3 of them gold – in the 2012 Olympics, but she also set both a new Olympic record and a new world record in the 200-meter freestyle and the 4×100-meter medley relay respectively.
Michigan Native Schmitt generally kept a low profile but her achievements in the 2012 Olympics had her poised for the 2015 Pan American Games, where she won the gold in the 200-meter freestyle.
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