The U.S. women's rowing team

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Women's Rowing
Back row, from left: Anna Cummings, Elle Gold, Lindsay Shoop, Caroline Lind
Front row, from left: Susan Francia, Mary Whipple, Erin Cafaro, Michelle Guerette

The Romanian rowing team was gunning for a fourth straight gold medal in the women's eight, but this time, Team USA™ had something else in mind. After winning a silver medal in Athens in 2004, these women were gunning for gold. They clinched it when they beat out the Netherlands by about two seconds with a time of 6 minutes, 5.34 seconds.

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