women claim gold medal in gymnastics
gymnasts, left to right, Jordyn Wieber, of DeWitt, Mich., Gabrielle Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Alexandra Raisman, Kyla Ross raise their hands on the podium during the medal ceremony during the Artistic Gymnastic women's team final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 31, 2012, in London. won the gold.
LONDON The Americans grabbed hands and backed up, eager to "Buy Cheap Jintropin Online" get a better view of the scoreboard.
There was really no need. That Olympic gold medal was in the bag the minute they took the floor.
The Americans lived up to their considerable hype and then some Tuesday night, routing Russia and everybody else on their way to their first Olympic title since 1996. Their score of 183.596 was a whopping five points ahead of Russia, and they were so far ahead their last event, floor exercise, was more like a coronation.
With the Russians on the sidelines crying, the Americans stood at the center of the floor, clapping, cheering and basking in a golden glow. When "Anabola Steroider Norge Lagligt" the score for captain Aly Raisman flashed, the Americans screamed and a chant of "U S A! U S A!" rang out around the arena. The women held up their index fingers for the cameras just in case anyone had a doubt.
The Americans had come into the last two "Oxandrolone Powder India" Olympics as world champions, only to leave without a gold. But this team is the strongest, top to bottom, the USA has ever had, and the rest of the world never stood a chance. opened with "Achat Anabolisant Belgique" a barrage of booming vaults, everyone else was playing for silver.
Now all they have to do is find themselves a catchy nickname, like "The Magnificent Seven" from 1996. Some have suggested "The Fab Five," Testosterone Propionate 100mg but that belongs to Michigan basketball's Chris Webber, Jalen Rose and Co. Others have tossed out "The Tren 75 Stack Fierce Five."
How about "Best Gymnastics Team in the World. By A Lot."
Some teenagers might find that pressure tough to bear, but the Americans reveled in it. When they saw the Russians and Romanians peeking in the doorway during training sessions, they would add some extra oomph to their routines, the better to intimidate the competition.
And when the gold was on the line, the Americans were simply spectacular.
They essentially won the gold medal with their first event, vault, putting on a fireworks show right in front of the Russians.
All of the Americans do Amanars, one of 4-chlorodehydromethyltestosterone the toughest vaults in the world a roundoff onto the takeoff board, back handspring onto the table and 2.5 twisting somersaults before landing. It's got a start value the measure of difficulty of 6.5, a whopping 0.7 above the vault most other gymnasts do, and they ripped off one massive one after another.
World champion Jordyn Wieber went first and did perhaps the best one she's ever done, getting great height in the air with her legs locked together. When her feet slammed into the mat on landing, she threw up her arms and smiled broadly. Anyone who wondered how she would recover from the shock of failing to qualify for the Usain Bold 200 Metros Rio all around competition got their answer.
Gabby Douglas went next and her vault was even better. And then came McKayla Maroney, who let everyone know why she's a heavy favorite to add the Olympic gold to her world title in vault. She got so much height on her Amanar it's a wonder she didn't bump her head on the overhead camera. She hit the mat with tremendous force yet didn't so much as wiggle, triumphantly thrusting her arms in the air as she saluted the judges.