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Dominique Dawes

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Birthday
20, 1976
Birthplace
Silver Spring, MD
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
20, 1976 (age 42)
Birthplace
Silver Spring, MD

About

Olympic gymnast who won three medals with three different teams from 1992 to 2000, including the team gold in 1996.

Before Fame

When her tumbling class was canceled, her parents signed her up for gymnastics.

Trivia

She was the first African-American athlete to win an Olympic gold medal in gymnastics.

Family Life

She is the daughter of Don and Loretta Dawes and has a sister, Danielle, and a brother, Don Jr.

Associated With

She was teammates with Shannon Miller at the 1993 Gymnastics World Championships.