L.A. BOUND: Gabby Douglas Leaves Metro

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Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas is no longer training or living in the metro.

Douglas had been training at Chow’s Gym in West Des Moines until Tuesday.

Her coach, Liang Chow was not available for comment, but Douglas’ teammates told Channel 13 she is moving to Los Angeles, where her family now lives.

There were a lot of tears Tuesday when Douglas told the other girls training at Chow’s she’d be leaving.

We’re told Coach Liang Chow is out of town.

Another worker at the gym told us, “Things like this happen. It’s like recruiting in college football.”

Douglas won two gold medals during the London Olympics last summer under Chow’s tutelage.