Olympic Link Bank: Dana Vollmer, McKayla Maroney, Nastia Liukin, Jordyn Wieber

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-So who suffered the bigger disappointment: Nastia Liukin or Jordyn Wieber? Both are devastating in their own right. But comment below who you think had/has it worse. If one more face of the U.S. women’s gymnastics suffers an elimination setback…you could start comparing them to Iowa Hawkeyes tailbacks.

-staying with gymnastics, I’ve seen Twitter chatter about McKayla Maroney (pictured above), and the tweets are about checking her out. And then feeling creepy/weird about checking her out, and not knowing her age. I even saw a funny tweet that said all gymnastics broadcasts should display the competitor’s age at all times.

She’s competing in the vault, despite a busted toe. (Washington Post)

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Jordyn Wieber: shockingly out of Gymnastics All Around Competition

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Jordyn Wieber is an American gymnast. She is the 2011 World All Around Champion and she will compete for the USA at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

And as of now she is eliminated from the all around competition. Shockingly she did not qualify.

Wieber’s favorite musician is Justin Bieber and she hopes to meet him someday. “I’m not sure what it’s going to take to meet Justin Bieber,” she said. “We’ll just have to see if fate brings us together. An Olympic all-around title would definitely help.

 

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