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American gymnasts return to the top of the podium

By Salon Staff
Published July 31, 2012 2:49AM (UTC)
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The American gymnastic women's team won the Olympic gold medal. The team, composed of Jordyn Wieber, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Kyla Ross and McKayla Maroney (pictured below in mid-air), had an overall score of 183.596, enough to comfortably beat the Russian squad.

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U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney perfomrs on the vault during the Artistic Gymnastic women's team final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 31, 2012, in London. (AP/Gregory Bull)


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