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U.S. women's 'Final Five' wins gold in team final in Rio Olympics

7 years 11 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, August 09 2016 Aug 9, 2016 August 09, 2016 5:20 PM August 09, 2016 in Sports
Source: WBRZ

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!"

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