U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team Reclaims Glory With an Olympic Gold
- Updated: July 31, 2012
The U.S. women’s gymnastics team recaptured Olympic glory Tuesday after winning its first gold medal since the Magnificent Seven’s reign at the 1996 Atlanta Games. Team USA’s Jordyn Wieber, Kyla Ross, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman and McKayla Maroney earned a combined score of 183.596 over second-place Russia, which earned 178.530. Romania came in third with 176.414 points and reigning Olympic champions, China, came in a disappointing fourth.
The event will be broadcast on NBC at 8 p.m. ET.