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Women's Gymnastics
From left: Bridget Sloan, Alicia Sacramone, Nastia Liukin, Shawn Johnson, Chellsie Memmel, Samantha Peszek

America was beaming with pride for the U.S. women's gymnastics team, which brought home eight medals from the 2008 Olympic Games. Captain Alicia Sacramone led Team USA™ to silver in the team competition, where Chellsie Memmel performed a stellar uneven bars routine despite a broken ankle. Once the team competition was behind them, Olympic Village roommates Nastia Liukin and Shawn Johnson were each other's toughest competition in the individual events. Nastia closed her 2008 Olympic Games experience with five medals—a gold in the all-around, two more silvers in uneven bars and beam and a bronze for floor. Shawn was right behind her with four medals. She added two silvers for floor and individual all-around and a gold for beam.
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