Gabby Douglas ends hopes of competing at Paris 2024, still dreams of LA 2028

  • 28-year-old had been aiming to win fourth Olympic gold
  • Injury rules 2012 all-around champion out of contention

Gabby Douglas’s dreams of winning a fourth Olympic gold medal this summer appear to be over after she withdrew from the US gymnastics championships due to an ankle injury.

The 28-year-old, who won the all-around and team gold at London 2012 before following up with team gold at Rio 2016, had hoped to compete in Paris after missing the Tokyo Games. But the injury, which she sustained in a training session this week, has ended her ambition of becoming the oldest US female gymnast to compete at the Olympics since 1952 for now.

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