US Women Take Team Gymnastics Gold
US Women Take Team Gymnastics Gold

The US women's gymnastics team -- coined the 'Fierce Five' -- took home the gold medal at the final team competition.

The U.S. Women's Gymnastics team made history today by winning the USA's second consecutive Olympic team title at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The USA clinched the gold medal with a score of 184.897, more than an eight-point margin of victory. Russia earned the silver medal (176.688) and China took bronze at 176.003.

2016 Rio Women's Gymnastics Team Finals Total Score

The gold-medal finish is the seventh-consecutive Olympic team medal for the U.S. women and the third women's team gold in U.S. history. The Magnificent Seven clinched the first-ever team gold medal for the U.S. women at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. Sixteen years later, the "Fierce Five" earned team gold at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Additionally, the U.S. is the first country to win back-to-back women's team titles since Romania earned gold in 2004.

USA 2016 Olympic Women's Gymnastics Team

Simone Biles of Spring, TX / World Champions Centre;

Gabby Douglas of Tarzana, CA / Buckeye Gymnastics;

Laurie Hernandez of Old Bridge, NJ / MG Elite;

Madison Kocian, Dallas, TX / WOGA Gymnastics; and

Aly Raisman, Needham, MA / Brestyan's American Gymnastics.

2016 Rio Women's Gymnastics Team Finals Results

 

Event Scores for USA Women's Gymnastics Team

Event Points
Source: Team USA
Vault46.866
Uneven Bars46.499
Balance Beam45.533
Floor Exercise45.999
Total184.897

 

Individual Scores for USA Women's Gymnastics Team

Event Gymnast Score Gymnast Score Gymnast Score
Source: Team USA
VaultHernandez15.100Raisman15.833Biles15.933
Uneven barsBiles14.800Douglas15.766Kocian15.933
Balance beamRaisman15.000Hernandez15.233Biles15.300
Floor exerciseHernandez14.833Raisman15.366Biles15.800

 

Olympic Gymnastic Scores: Execution vs. Difficulty

 

 

 

Article: Copyright © 2016

"US Women Take Team Gymnastics Gold"