Women's Balance Beam
Gold medal favorite: Yulia Lozhecko - Russia
Venue: National Indoor Stadium
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.
Artistic Gymnastics at the Beijing Olympics
10 years ago
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 [...]