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By Michael Foust, Christian Examiner
RIO DE JANEIRO (Christian Examiner) – Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and the rest of the “Final Five” are this year’s American gymnastics Olympics stars, but eight years ago in Beijing, it was Shawn Johnson.
Johnson went into the 2008 Olympics as the favorite in the women’s individual all-around, floor exercise and balance beam. Her teammates were quite good, too, and many considered the USA the favorite to beat the hometown Chinese for the team gold.
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