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McKayla Maroney Falls During Vault Finals, Wins Silver Medal

McKayla Maroney fails to land her dismount in the Artistic Gymnastics Women’s Vault final on Day 9 of the 2012 Summer Olympics at North Greenwich Arena on Sunday (August 5) in London, England.

The 16-year-old gymnast, who performed a flawless vault earlier in the week to help the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team take home the gold in the Team final, ended up with the silver medal.

“I didn’t deserve to to win gold if I landed on my butt,” McKayla said (via USA Today). “I’m not disappointed about the silver, I’m disappointed about my performance.”

Sandra Raluca Izbasa of Romania took home the gold while Maria Paseka of Russia won bronze.

20+ pictures inside of McKayla Maroney competing in the Women’s Vault final… More Here! »

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U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Wins Gold Medal!

The U.S. Women’s Gymnastics TeamJordyn Wieber, Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, and Kyla Ross – raise their arms in victory during the medal ceremony at the Artistic Gymnastics Women’s Team final on Day 4 of the 2012 Summer Olympics held at North Greenwich Arena on Tuesday (July 31) in London, England.

The girls took home the gold over the Russian and Romanian teams in the Team Finals with a total score of 183.596!

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Gabby placed second on the vault, behind McKayla. Jordyn placed third on vault and team captain Aly took first place on the floor!

40+ pictures inside of the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team winning the gold medal… More Here! »

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Women's Gymnastics Team Lead Qualifying Round at Olympics

The U.S. Women’s Gymnastics TeamJordyn Wieber, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney, and Kyla Ross – compete during the Artistics Gymnastics Women’s qualification during day 2 of the 2012 Summer Olympics on Sunday (July 29) at the North Greenwich Arena in London, England.

The ladies placed first with only Russia coming close to the team’s score. In the qualifying round for the All-Around Final, Jordyn was shut out of the competition when she made some uncharacteristic missteps. She was the favorite going into the competition.

Only two women from each country can compete in the All-Around Final. Aly, the U.S. team captain, and Gabby will compete for the United States!

25+ pictures inside of the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team competing in the qualifying round…More Here! »

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