Olympics 2012: Victory for US Women's Gymnastics After Russians Crumble on the Mat

At the women's gymnastics team finals, the only tears to be found in the Team USA huddle were ones of joy as the newly-dubbed "Fab Five" took the first women's gymnastics team gold for the United States since 1996. While the crowd in the arena watched Russia's early contention for the lead crumble like a sand castle in a tsunami after some truly drastic foibles on the vault and the floor exercise, it was fun to watch the realization of the probable win dawn upon each Team USA member's face one by one, and especially to see a smile crack the face of Jordyn Wieber when two days ago we'd seen only mortification.



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