Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Focus: “You don’t train for silver.” -- Shawn Johnson


Shawn Johnson, U.S. gymnast, after winning three silver medals, finally gets a gold in the individual balance beam.

“Having three silvers is hard. I was hoping she would get the gold medal and we could say that we are both Olympic champions.”

--Nastia Liukin, teammate and gold medalist in the women's all-around.

Excerpts from the New York Times, 8/19/08.
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