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How the Fab Five Won Gold at the Women's Gymnastics Team Finals

How the Fab Five Won Gold at the Women's Gymnastics Team Finals

The carefully selected American women's gymnastic team pulled off a feat that hasn't happened in 16 years: they won the team gold at the Olympics! Team USA's final score was a full five points higher than the silver-winning Russian score. This is a huge victory in a sport where the top spot on the podium is often decided by tenths of a point. The five young women stayed cool under pressure, and by the final rotation, they looked as if they were having a ball. Jordyn Wieber bounced back from the disappointing news of not qualifying for the individual all-around competition, and she looked poised and confident tumbling in her floor routine.

If you missed the competition (or just want to relive the excitement), then take a look at images of our favorite moments of the night. We will be rooting for these young athletes as they compete for individual medals later this week.

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