Dominique DawesBorn: Nov. 20, 1976
Birthplace: Silver Spring, Md.
In 1996 Dawes became the first African American to win an individual Olympic gymnastics medal (bronze on floor). She won a bronze medal as a member of the 1992 Olympic team, a gold medal as a member of the 1996 Olympic team, and was a member of the fourth-place 2000 Olympic team.
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