Who won the gymnastics Olympics in 2008?

Who won the gymnastics Olympics in 2008?

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Filip UdeLouis Smith
Gymnastics at the 2008 Summer Olympics/Medalists

Who was the best gymnast in 2008?

Shawn Johnson East

Women’s artistic gymnastics
Representing the United States
2008 Beijing Balance beam
2008 Beijing Team
2008 Beijing All-around

Who won floor in 2008?

Floor exercise. Johnson was the first to take the floor and scored a 15.500 for her routine that includes a tuck double double on her first pass. Liukin scored a 15.425 after ending her routine with a two-and-a-half twisting back. Romania’s Sandra Izbasa won the gold medal with a score of 15.650.

How tall is Shawn Johnson?

4′ 11″Shawn Johnson / Height

Why are all gymnasts short?

Why are elite female gymnasts getting smaller? Because the more demanding gymnastics routines have become, the bigger an advantage it is to be small. A smaller gymnast not only has a better power-to-weight ratio. She also has a lower moment of inertia.

Who won women’s all-around gymnastics in 2008?

Nastia Liukin
BEIJING, Aug. 15, 2008 – Nastia Liukin of Parker, Texas, and Shawn Johnson of West Des Moines, Iowa, won the gold and silver medals, respectively, at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, becoming the first U.S. women to go 1-2 in the all-around at an Olympic Games.

Who is the shortest Olympic gymnast?

At 4’6.5″ and age 14 in Atlanta, Dominique Moceanu was both the shortest and youngest Olympian on our list.

How tall is Katelyn?

4′ 10″Katelyn Ohashi / Height

Who won the 2008 Olympics in gymnastics?

Liukin garnered the most medals of any female gymnast at the 2008 Olympics with five. Johnson was second with four medals, followed by China’s Cheng Fei and Yang Yilin at three (one gold, two bronze).

How many gold medals does the USA have in gymnastics?

The medal tally of 10 – two gold, six silver and two bronze – is the most earned by the USA in gymnastics in a non-boycotted Olympic Games. “We are very proud of our gymnasts’ accomplishments,” said Steve Penny, president of USA Gymnastics.

How many Olympic medals has Liukin won in gymnastics?

Liukin tied the U.S. gymnastics record of five Olympic medals at one Olympics set by Mary Lou Retton, who earned one gold, two silver and two bronze, at the 1984 Olympic Games, and matched by Shannon Miller, who claimed two silver and three bronze at the 1992 Olympic Games.

Who won the Olympic gymnastics team bronze medal?

Despite last minute team changes, the U.S. Olympic Team for men’s gymnastics went out and showed their stuff, winning the team bronze medal with a total score of 275.850. China won the gold medal with 286.125 points with Japan taking second at 278.875 points.

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