After finally airing Gabby winning the All-Around gold medal, Bob Costas of NBC managed to stick his foot completely inside of his mouth — heel and all. Wrapping up a night of tedious commentary, he said that it is notable that Gabby is the first and so-far only black woman to win the title. And then:
“The barriers have long since been down but sometimes there [is] an imaginary barrier based on how one might see oneself.”
(english, العربية, 日本語).