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Meet The Ladies Of The U.S. Gymnastics Team

These five women will represent the U.S. in London at the 2012 Summer Olympics. This year a few unexpected names were selected following Nastia Liukin's shocking fall during the trials.

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Gabrielle Douglas

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Specialty: Uneven bars

Age: 16

Born: December 31, 1995

Hometown: Virginia Beach, Virginia

Height: 4' 11"

Twitter: @gabrielledoug

Fun Fact: Her favorite TV show is Vampire Diaries

Alexandra Raisman

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Specialty: Floor

Age: 18

Born: May 25, 1994

Hometown: Needham, Massachusetts

Height: 5' 2"

Twitter: @Aly_Raisman

Fun Fact: Her favorite activity outside of gymnastics is hot yoga

Kyla Ross


Specialty: Beam and uneven bars

Age: 15

Born: October 24, 1996

Hometown: Aliso Viejo, California

Height: 5' 1"

Twitter: @kyla_ross96

Fun Fact: Her dad was a Triple A baseball player

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