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PLAYERS: Gabby Douglas
Gabby Douglas went from being a relatively unknown gymnast to being one of the most recognizable female athletes in the country in a matter of months. The 16-year-old became the first woman to win gold in the individual all-around and team competition in the same Olympics, and she’s already picking up endorsement deals. Kellogg’s announced that they would be putting the gold-medal winner on Corn Flakes boxes in the fall. This is the second major endorsement deal for Douglas, who signed with Procter & Gamble after the Olympic Trials. Sports business reporter Darren Rovell says a gymnastics all-around gold medal winner generally earns around $2 million a year in endorsements, so Douglas should be financial set for the rest of her life. Below is an up-close look at the Gabby Douglas Corn Flakes box: You’ll be seeing Douglas many more places other than the cereal aisle at the store in the near future. H/T Black Sports Online Photo via Kellogg’s
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