US Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas 'never expected' rise to fame

US Olympic gold-medallist gymnast Gabby Douglas says that she never expected in her "dreams" that she would receive the amount of attention that she's been getting after her success at London 2012.

US gymnast Gabby Douglas has revealed that she is surprised by the amount of attention that she has received following her success at London 2012.

The 16-year-old became the first African American gymnast to win the individual all-around gold medal, putting her in high demand in the States.

"In my dreams I didn't think about how many shows I would be on and how many people would tweet me. It's so cool,' Douglas told Essence.

The American teen won the Sportswoman of the Year award last month.

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