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Topic - John Geddert
Aly Raisman is going home with two gold medals, just like teammate Gabby Douglas.
Jordyn Wieber came to the Olympics with her eye on a fistful of medals.
One by one, the Americans thundered down the runway, soared high above the vault and slammed into the mat.
The coach of reigning world champion Jordyn Wieber says it's an "injustice" the American won't be included in Thursday's Olympic all-around finals.
The U.S. women were atop the Olympic gymnastics standings, as expected, with little standing in their way — except themselves.
Jordyn Wieber kicked off her Olympic year with a victory and may have found a new threat to her gold medal hopes.
"It's the Olympic Games," he said. "It would have taken wild horses to drag her out of here."
"We can't do the numbers, we couldn't train," said John Geddert, her coach. "I had to set her down on a lot of landings. We couldn't do beam dismounts. We had to cut back on things and water down. But it is what it is."