Shawn Johnson

Shawn Johnson finally wins gold in the beam

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.

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Romania’s Sandra Izbasa won the gold medal in the women’s floor exercise.
The United States‘ Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin won the silver and bronze medals respectively.
China’s Cheng Fei who was one of the favorites for the event, but made some mistakes in her routine.

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.

It is a classic super-power showdown between the United States and China in the women’s gymnastics team competition currently being held at the Beijing Olympics.
Shawn Johnson is leading gymnast in the United States team. There has been some controversy over the China team, with some reports coming out that questions the age of three [...]

The gymnastics is always a popular event at the Olympics. Russia were once a powerhouse, but now China and the United States have the strongest competitors.
In the women’s event we have Shawn Johnson from the United States, who is favorite for the all-round event and is just 16 years old. On the Chinese [...]

Shawn Johnson who is just 16 years of age will lead the United States gymnastics team at the Beijing Olympics
Johnson’s coaches include former Chinese gymnastic champions Liang Chow and Liwen Zhuang.
Her training was interrupted for a short time earlier this year by the Iowa floods.
“We’re all going to be competing at the highest levels. I [...]

Shawn Johnson is back in her gym after flood waters damaged the building. Around 100 volunteers helped clear the the water and cleaned the gym. The floor is yet to be repaired but there are only a few days until the Olympic trials begin.
Her gym has the same Janssen-Fritsen equipment that will be [...]