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Brazil Thrills Home Crowd

As the host country, Brazil was under a ton of pressure to perform well in many sports at these Games, and with gymnastics on the rise there over the past decade, lots of fans turned out to see what their girls could do. 1,559 more words


Rio In Review: 10 Cool Facts from the Team Final

1. Gymnasts competing all four apparatus for their teams were: Simone Biles, Angelina Melnikova, Aliya Mustafina, Elissa Downie, Eythora Thorsdottirand Jade Barbosa.

 2. Most likely Daniele Hypolito’s last ever competition closing her 16-year long career. 310 more words

Aliya Mustafina

From Atlanta To Rio: 20 Things a 20 Year Fan Has Seen

1. The End of Compulsories. For a fan that became engaged as a true fan during Atlanta, “Compulsories” are only a feeble memory, as Atlanta was the final meet where they were contested. 1,464 more words

Daniele Hypolito

Olympic Preview — Team Brazil

Like any self-respecting host nation, Brazil has amassed its best squad in a decade heading into the Olympics. A reliable team-final qualifier in the 2008 quad when Daiane Dos Santos bounced around the floor and Jade Barbosa cried her way through an Amanar, Brazil has not made it back to a team final since those 2008 Olympics. 1,523 more words


Brazil vs. Japan - Potential Bronze Teams?

While Russia and Great Britain are currently deciding who will represent them in Rio, I think it would be nice to compare two teams with outside chances of sneaking up into the team podium.   226 more words


Brazil's Olympic Team is Set

About a month ago, Brazil’s team coordinator Georgette Vidor named the five women most likely to represent the host country at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. 354 more words