"First I want to say thank you everyone for all your support," Douglas shared on Twitter. "It's a huge honor for me to be able to represent #TeamUSA."
"In response to a few tweets I saw tonight, I always stand at attention out of respect for our country whenever the national anthem is played," she added. "I never meant any disrespect and apologize if I offended anyone."
"The Final Five" U.S. women's gymnastics team -- Douglas, Aly Raisman, Simone Biles, Madison Kocian and Laurie Hernandez -- took home the gold in the team final competition on Tuesday by a commanding margin of nearly eight points (a record in the era of the open-ended scoring system), with a total score of 184.897.