Aly Raisman was the third wheel of the US gymnastics team heading into London 2012. Now, at the end of a rough few days for her teammates, she is the one in the spotlight at last.
The Massachusetts native takes home the top prize Tuesday while teammate Gabby Douglas fell short on the balance beam.
There was plenty to talk about from US athletes this weekend at the London Games. But Great Britain and Jamaica were also strong, and China came back to overtake the Americans.
America won the women's team gymnastics gold Tuesday at the London Olympics and made some history. In the process, Jordyn Wieber found 'redemption.'
London 2012 artistic gymnastics men's rings: Google celebrates artistic gymnastics today with a Doodle on men's rings. The US women also have something to celebrate, taking the team gold medal easily in Tuesday's competition.
The Americans finished 11 points ahead during the preliminary rounds of women's gymnastics. But world champion Jordyn Wieber was knocked out of the all-around finals by teammate Aly Raisman.