• Taylor Faircloth

The 2016 U.S. Gymnast Olympic Team


The ‘Final Five’ are dominating in the 2016 Olympics. The USA Gymnastics team is help keeping the United States number one in the medal standings. Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Simone Biles, Madison Kocian, and Laurie Hernandez are the ‘Final Five’. They all took gold in the Women’s team all-around. It’s unbelievable what these young women have accomplished at such a young age. Aly Raisman, the oldest of the group, is only 22. While the youngest member, Laurie Hernandez, is just 16.

The member of the group that is now becoming a household name is Simone Biles. She won first place in the Women’s vault, Women’s team all-around, and Women’s individual all-around. She has so far won 1st place in everything she has qualified for. Simone Biles is being called “The greatest gymnast of all time”.

The ‘Final Five’ are making the U.S. look like the heart of gymnastics. The Women’s individual all-around Final are at 3:00 on August 11. So turn on your phone or TV and watch the ‘Final Five’ take home the gold!