The country of Uganda has placed a gold medal in the 2012 Olympics for the first time since 1972. Olympic athlete Stephen Kiprotich won the gold in the men’s marathon. While Uganda competed and won a medal in the Atlanta games, they hadn’t had a gold to call their own in 40 years.

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Before U.S Gymnastic women’s team won gold and Gabby Douglas became the first African American gymnast to win all around, Dominique Dawes was the first African American female to win an Olympic gold medal in gymnastics. As a member of the “Magnificent Seven” at the 1996 Atlanta Games, Dawes became the first female African-American gymnast to […]

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