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- What won today, a huge D (difficulty score), (execution score) or both?
- D SCORE – 1) USA 76.1, 2) CHN 75.2, 3) GBR 73.7 4)RUS 72.6, 5) JPN 72.1, 6) BRA 71.2, 7) GER 69.6, 8) NED 67.8
- E SCORE – 1) USA 108.797, 2) NED 105.047, 3) RUS 104.482, 4) GER 104.072, 5) JPN 102.671, 6) CHN 101.703, 7) GB 101.162, 8) BRA 100.987
- Full recap of every single team in the final, details, scores, and moments we loved from:
- US with Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas becoming the only US women with three Olympics gold medals
- Russia being 1000% better than prelims and bringing the D on bars and vault
- China winning bronze despite counting two falls and their best gymnast, Shang being sick.
- Japan coming in 4th with hit after hit after hit and jumping for joy after their bars rotation.
- The British bringing the big D and going for all of their difficulty, not watering down like pusillanimouses to place fifth.
- Germany outscoring Russia and China on two events with gorgeous and difficult bars in their technicolor dream-neon leos.
- The Netherlands proving that athlete welfare and beauty can conquer in gymnastics.
- Brazil enjoying their Olympic moment with huge difficulty and The Flavia Factor.
- Our favorite not-gymnastics moments from the Japanese elation to Aliya Mustafina being soooo Queen Mustafina.
Round-up of the latest news from Rio includes-
- What does Mez think of the safety issues around the mic transponder being taped to the middle of the underside of the beam?
- According to the AP, NBC ordered Trautwig to delete his anti-adoption tweet where he insisted Simone’s parents were not her parents. Now, past US Olympians are reminding us of the long history of being disrespectful to US athletes:
- NBC’s tv ratings are down, hum wonder why?
- Yuri Van Gelder out of rings final and sent home for drinking.
- Jerks are body shaming a gymnast and they should STFU.
- NBC has streaming covering and a daily online gymnastics recap show called the Daily Dismount. We are obsessed with how good they are! Jim Watson, Courtney Kupets and Jonathan Horton #Jhortney 4 eva!
CONTEST: A winner every other podcast in August!
Today’s winner is :@E_Score_Whore on Twitter wrote: I choose Dominique Moceanu, so she can coach me to greatness in my fav event – inner tube floating.
What: The Bronze Movie Watch Party Kits (gym bag with goodies and the movie), “The End of the Perfect 10” book, a U.S. Olympic Trials T-shirt, or GRAND PRIZE*: A Bronze Movie gym bag filled with real props used in the film and a one-of-a-kind Aliya Mustafina, handmade cross-stitch by Spanny Tampson.
How: Tweet, Instagram, Voicemail or Tumblr tag us and use the hashtag #BronzeContest to tell us which retired gymnast you would want to coach you, The Bronze style, to Olympic glory and why?
Winners Announced: On every other podcast for the entire month of August! Starting with the women’s podium training podcast.
Grand Prize Deadline: August 21st at midnight. Open to Club Gym Nerd members only*
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