Gymnastics

Nastia Liukin receives hero’s welcome in Dallas

Nastia Liukin has received a hero’s welcome when she arrived back in Texas.
“I was not expecting anything like this. I thought it was going to be a few girls from the gym and coaches,” said Liukin, who was wearing a dark blue T-shirt with Chinese characters, a pair of jeans and white sneakers.
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Kai Zou from China has won the gold medal in the men’s horizontal bar, gymnastics.
Jonathan Horton from the United States won the silver medal and Fabian Hambuechen from Germany won the bronze.

Shawn Johnson of the United States scored 16.225 to win the gold medal in the beam.
Johnson’s teammate Nastia Liukin took the silver medal with 16.025. China’s Cheng Fei came third with 15.950.

Leszek Blanik from Poland has won the gold medal in the men’s vault.
Thomas Bouhail from France has won the silver medal and Anton Golotsutskov from Russia won the bronze medal.

China’s He Kexin has won the gold medal in women’s uneven bars.
Nastia Liukin of the United States won the silver medal and China’s Yang Yilin won the bronze.

China’s Chen Yibing won the gold medal in men’s rings at the Beijing Olympics. It is the first time China has won the event since Li Ning won gold in Los Angeles in 1984.
China’s Yang Wei won the silver medal and Ukraine’s Oleksandr Vorobiov won the bronze.

Nastia Liukin from the United States has won the women’s individual all-around gold with a total score of 63.325.
Her teammate Shawn Johnson came second with 62.725 and the bronze medal went to China’s Yang Yilin, who scored 62.650.