Posted August 05, 2012 on AP on Fox
Gabby Douglas and the rest of the Fierce Five might have to learn how to share. After hogging the gymnastics golds to themselves so far, the Americans will find their prospects a little tougher when the event finals start Sunday. Sure, McKayla Maroney is considered a shoo-in on vault, with the gap between her and everyone else so great it's a wonder they haven't already given the world champ the gold. But the Russians and Romanians aren't about to let this next batch of goodies go so easily, and no way China is going home empty-handed after its epic haul four years ago. ''They know they put lots of work in and they should not waste it,'' U.S. women's team coordinator Martha Karolyi said. ''I hope we are able to keep our focus.'' The Americans will have six chances to medal over the next three days, beginning with Maroney in Sunday's vault final. She won the world title by almost a half-point last year, and topped qualifying here by a similar margin. Her 16.233 in the team final ...
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