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Black Gymnasts Are Making an Impact Nationally and in South Fulton
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Black Gymnasts Are Making an Impact Nationally and in South Fulton

This story is part of our new "Outstanding South Fulton" series. If you'd like to be featured, fill out the form on our website. When you think about the Black women who have made an impact in the sport of gymnastics, names like Dominique Dawes, Gabby Douglas, Simone Biles and Corrinne Tarver probably spring to mind. And after today, we hope you'll add Kamilah Jones-Norman to the list. It was 50 years ago when Black women first began rising in the elite ranks of American gymnastics. In 1980, Luci Collins was the first to make an Olympics team. In 1991, Betty Kino earned a silver medal at the World Gymnastics Championships. In 1992, 1996 and 2000, U.S. Olympic Committee Hall of Famer Dominique Dawes competed in the Olympic Games winning four medals. In 2012 and 2016, respectively,...

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