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The coach of world champion Jordyn Wieber says she might have a stress fracture in her right leg.
John Geddert said Tuesday she has been dealing with pain in the leg since the US women's pre-Olympic training camp, which began in mid-July.
Wieber entered the Olympics favored to win multiple medals, including the all-around title. But she leaves London without any individual...
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August 07, 2012
All Jordyn Wieber needed to bounce back from the biggest disappointment of her career was a little pep talk.
Teammate McKayla Maroney was only too happy to provide one.
Thanks to a few kind words from her best friend, Wieber returned to her world championship form in the women's gymnastics team finals on Tuesday, helping the U.S. to its first gold medal since Atlanta in 1996...
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July 31, 2012
One of my favorite sayings is that it doesn’t matter that you fall; what matters, is how get back up. When reigning World Champion Gymnast, Jordyn Wieber, failed to qualify for the coveted all-around gold medal in the 2012 Olympic Games on Sunday, the world watched, broken-hearted, as tears streamed down the seventeen-year-old’s face. Because [...]
Just a day after Jordyn Wieber fell short of her dreams of competing for all-around Olympic gold, USA Gymnastics has announced the lineup for the team final competition. The lineup is as follows: Vault: Jordyn Wieber, Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney Uneven Bars: Jordyn Wieber, Kyla Ross, Gabby Douglas Balance Beam: Kyla Ross, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman Floor Exercise: Gabby [...]
The coach of reigning world champion Jordyn Wieber says it's an ''injustice'' the American won't be included in Thursday's Olympic all-around finals.
Wieber finished fourth during qualifying Sunday, but will miss a shot at Olympic gold because international rules only allow two competitors per country in the finals.
Teammates Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas...
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July 30, 2012
Last night had to have been a tough one. Not only did she fail to qualify for her lifelong dream, the entire world was watching her every move. Even when she wasn’t moving. Do we classify this...
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There is no joy in saying this to a 17-year-old whose entire world has just come crashing down around her, but it must be said because too much rests on her hearing it: Jordyn Wieber, US-gymnastics anointed star who failed Sunday to qualify for the all-around finals, needs to get over it.
Perhaps her coach, John Geddert, has already impressed upon Wieber that her country...
They say anything can happen in sports, but not many fans and viewers would have guessed the outcome of this morning’s women’s gymnastics qualification round. Reigning world all around champion Jordyn Wieber, and favorite to win a gold medal in the all around in London, did not qualify to compete in the all around in the finals, where she [...]
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The Americans breezed through qualifying in women's gymnastics Sunday, throwing down a challenge to Russia, Romania and defending Olympic champion China in the process.
For Jordyn Wieber, there won' be a chance to add an Olympic gold medal to a world title.
The Americans finished with 181.863 points and have a big lead atop the standings, though the Russians, 2010 world...