Black Gymnasts in History 2018: Worlds Medalists

 

Earning a medal at the Worlds Championships is no easy feat in the various disciplines of gymnastics. Today we honor the 12 athletes who have taken home some hardware at worlds competitions. Enjoy videos featuring these athletes at the top of their game!

Simone Biles (14)
2013 All-Around Gold & Floor Exercise Gold & Vault Silver & Balance Beam Bronze; 2014 Team Gold & All-Around Gold & Balance Beam Gold & Floor Exercise Gold & Vault Silver, 2015 Team Gold & All-Around Gold & Balance Beam Gold & Floor Exercise Gold & Vault Bronze
Dickie Bivins (2)
1980 Team Gold & Platform Tumbling Bronze & Power Tumbling Bronze
Shenea Booth (2)
2002 Sports Acro Mixed Pair Gold, 2004 Sports Acro Mixed Pair Gold
Dominique Dawes (4)
1993 Balance Beam Silver & Uneven Bars Silver, 1994 Team Silver, 1996 Balance Beam Bronze

Gabby Douglas (3)

2011 Team Gold & 2015 Team Gold & All-Around Silver
Annia Hatch (1)
1996 Vault Bronze
Rayshine Harris (6)
1993 Platform Tumbling Silver
1994 Team Gold & Power Tumbling Silver
1995 Power Tumbling Silver
1996 Team Gold
1996 World Champion – Tumbling

Mattie Larson (1)
2010 Team Silver
Edward Meadows (2)
1982 Power Tumbling Bronze
1980 Team Gold – Tumbling
Ashley Miles (1)
2001 Team Bronze

Alexandra Nicholson (2)
1972 Trampoline Gold, 1974 Trampoline Gold
Betty Okino (3)
1991 Team Silver & Balance Beam Bronze, 1992 Uneven Bars Silver
John Orozco (3)
2011 Team Bronze, 2013 Parallel Bars Bronze, 2014 Team Bronze
Ashley Postell (1)
2002 Balance Beam Gold
Tasha Schwikert (2)
2001 Team Bronze, 2003 Team Gold
Rashaan Sampson (3)
1990 Team Gold – Tumbling
1994 Team Gold – Tumbling
1996 Team Gold – Tumbling
Roger Walker (1)
1996 Team Gold – Tumbling

Donnell Whittenburg (2)
2014 Team Bronze, 2015 Vault Bronze
Aaron Wilkins (3)
1988 Team Gold – Tumbling
1990 Team Gold – Tumbling & Power Tumbling Bronze
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