Shawn Johnson favorite for all round gymnastic event

Shawn Johnson from the United States stands at only 4 feet 8 inches but is going to enter the Beijing Olympics as one of the favorites in the women’s all round event.

She finished first at a 2-day competition at Boston University, beating a field of 22 women.

“I think everybody wants to win here, but that’s not the most important thing for me right now,” Johnson said. “I’m trying to look ahead to Beijing, so I can be ready there.”

“It might look like you feel pretty good out there, but there’s always something you can fix.”

Nastia Liukin came in second but should also earn a spot on the Beijing Olympic team.

Read more: Shawn Johnson Leads in Women’s Gymnastics Nationals

Posted by Mike 11 years ago

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