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American gymnasts return to the top of the podium

By Salon Staff

Published July 30, 2012 10:49PM (EDT)

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.


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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