America’s newest ‘Golden Girls’ Team USA Takes Gold in Gymnastics Team Competition
The first time since 1996- the American Women are the Team Champions at the Olympic Games.
McKayla Maroney, Kyla Ross, Alexandra Raisman, Gabrielle Douglas and Jordyn Weiber will never forget today, as they rolled there way to a Gold Medal. The Americans finished with 183.596 points, Russia took the silver with 178.530 and Romania rounded out the Podium taking the bronze with 176.414.
Entering today’s competition, Bela Karolyi said no other team compared to the U.S. “This is the deepest team in the world.”
Congrats to McKayla, Kyla, Aly, Gabby and Jordyn on your incredible accomplishment. For those of you that were unable to watch live online today, NBC will broadcast the event tonight, in primetime.
Written by Sarah on July 31st, 2012 | Tagged as: Popular Culture