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This Gymnast Was Body-Shamed On Social Media After Her Olympic Performance

Mexicans dragging each other down: Olympic gymnastics edition.

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Yesterday, Mexican athlete Alexa Moreno competed in the artistic gymnastics qualifications at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

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At 22, Moreno is one of the few athletes representing Mexico in a category that rarely sees Mexican participation.


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