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World Championships - Women

The USA women won five medals at the World Championships in London including two gold, a silver and two bronze. Bridget Sloan and Rebecca Bross went 1-2 in the all-around, plus Bross earned a bronze medal on bars, Kayla Williams won gold on vault and Ivana Hong won bronze on beam.

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14 World Championships - Men The men also had a good showing at the World Championships, with four of the USA gymnasts making finals. Danell Leyva just missed a high bar medal finishing fourth and Tim McNeill finished seventh in the all-around and fifth on pommel horse. Steven Legendre and Jonathan Horton both finished eighth on their event, floor and high bar, respectively.

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18 Trampoline and Tumbling World Cup Trampoline and Tumbling athletes earned five medals in World Cup competitions in Belgium, Poland and Germany and made history for several accomplishments including having three men in the top 10 of the world rankings. Logan Dooley, Steven Gluckstein, and Kalon Ludvigson were the medal winners and share their success stories.

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26 Fine Tuning Your Machine When your car is out of alignment, it doesn't run very efficiently - same with your body. Read about three exercises to incorporate into your training that shou ld only take 10 minutes of your time, but keep your body running efficiently.

28 2009 Rhythmic World Championships O lympiC and European champion Evgenia Kanaeva of Russia won six gold medals, becoming the most decorated rhythmic gymnast in history. U.S. gymnast Julie Zetl in placed 27th in the all-around and was one of four reserves for the all-around competition, while Ava Gehringer was 34th in the rankings. The USA Group p laced 16th.

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ON THE COVER: Bridget Sloan, Rebecca Bross, Kayla Williams and Ivana Hong photo by John Cheng

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