U.S. women's 'Final Five' wins gold in team final in Rio Olympics
RIO – The U.S. women's gymnastics team won the gold for a second consecutive Olympic games at the 2016 Rio Olympics Tuesday.
The team consisted of 20-year-old Gabby Douglas, 22-year-old Aly Raisman, 16-year-old Laurie Hernandez, 19-year-old Madison Kocian and 19-year-old Simone Biles. Both Douglas and Raisman were a part of the 2012 London Olympic team.
The gymnasts ended the team competition with a score of 184.897 which was more than eight points clear of silver medalist Russia and bronze medalist China.
After Biles' floor routine, the team anxiously waited for the score to solidify the team's score and history.
Before making their way to the podium, the gymnasts shouted "We are the Final Five!"
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: Sheriff's office admits to mistake after not sending rape kit...
Tired of sifting through multiple mortgage company requests
Central residents tired of flooding; drainage clean-up to begin July 10
Woman accused in murder of molester takes plea deal
Area ice cream shop fires employees after tirade aimed at sheriff's deputies