Breaking News of the Day: U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Takes Gold

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Breaking News of the Day: U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Takes Gold
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The U.S. Women's Gymnastics team won the gold medal today for the first time since 1996, topping Russia and Romania with a score of 183.596.

Aly Raisman clinched the top spot for the U.S. with a score of 15.3 on the floor exercise, and the 18-year-old was crying tears of joy as her music ended.

China, which took gold in Beijing in 2008, finished fourth.

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Senior Gymnast of the Day

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Johanna Quaas is a better gymnast at age 86 than most of us will be at any age. Her floor routine was the talk of Germany's Cottbus Cup this week, and she also put in an impressive performance on the parallel bars.

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