Nastia Liukin Wins Gold Medal – Women's All-Around Competition

L-R: Shawn Johnson, Nastia Liukin, China’s Yang Yilin

Liukin brings home the gold her father nearly had

Her floor routine was spectacular. The 18-year-old’s usually stoic expression melted away with each landed tumbling pass. On her final pass, Liukin landed, raised her arms and smiled, something she rarely — if ever — does while performing. It was hard not to smile along with her. As she walked off the floor, Liukin walked to her teammate and slapped hands. For a moment, they looked into each other’s eyes, a moment of silent acknowledgement of the long road both women had taken to get to this point.

“When I saw her score come up, I knew I couldn’t score six-tenths higher,” Johnson said, her chin shaking as she spoke to the media. “So going into floor, I didn’t care about score or placement anymore. I just wanted to finish my Olympic experience as best I could.”

Just like her teammate, Johnson finished the competition with a flawless routine, then walked to her teammate and gave her a hug. “Nastia has been around a long time and has a lot of experience and she deserves the gold,” Johnson said. “I was meant to have the silver.”

Liukin is only the third American woman to win the all-around; Carly Patterson (2004) and Mary Lou Retton (1984) are the others.

But perhaps this is not Johnson’s final chance at individual gold.

After the meet, both gymnasts retracted earlier comments that this Olympics would mark the end of their careers.

“Now she is thinking to keep going,” Valeri said of his daughter.

Then, during the news conference, Johnson said she’d changed her mind, too.

“A month ago, I would have said I was done,” Johnson said. “But after being here, I would give anything to feel this way again.” ESPN

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Moe-a true pig!
Moe-a true pig!

You know, people would always say that you were an ass here and there and I would wonder why. Now, I don't have to wonder anymore.

OOZIE
OOZIE

DAMN THESE BITCHES LOOK LIKE THEIR ON STEROIRDS.

Dekenos
Dekenos

Fuck, I loled and rofled my way to the bottom of the page, my eyes are still watering, there are some golden comments on this page. I love this website...

Jigga Man
Jigga Man

Anyone else notice that the Chinese chick is throwing up some sorta Oriental gang sign! Looks like shes making a gun or some shit haha!

concubine
concubine

holy shit gymnasts freak me out... delayed puberty is not cool

admin
admin

Pic 3 looks like they are thinking "How can we hug for the cameras without touching?" "I hate you, bitch." "I hate you too, cunt." YAY!!!!!

gymn
gymn

Search "Corina Ungureanu" in YouTube and you will find some great gymnastics.

Bootz
Bootz

I agree 100% with Uncertified Bastard! Shw needed to be wearing red white or blue not pink!!

R Kelly
R Kelly

Contestants 1 & 2 (white girls) seem to have breastistises and bushy nappy dugouts. However, Contestant #3 (ching chong girl) appears to be titty-free and shaven/pre-pube. I think this may warrant further investigation involving the contestants, a video camera and my urine.

Thoia thoia thoia thoia thoing (China via satelite, come on ya'll)!!!!!

Ricardo Wang
Ricardo Wang

You're right about the beaners, but I have met plenty of dumb chinks too. But at least they are both willing to work a little harder than some other "undesirables" who have been here much longer.

Uncertified Bastard
Uncertified Bastard

WELL THATS BULLSHIT REGARDLESS OF HOW YOU FEEL YOU HAVE LIVED AND TRAINED IN THE U.S YOU ARE COMPETING AND REPRESENTING FOR THE U.S WEAR THE FUCKING COLORS END OF STORY! IF SHE HAD STAYED AND LIVED IN RUSSIA SHE WOULD NOT HAVE HAVE GOTTEN TO WHERE SHE IS NOW! WHAT A STUPID BITCH!

I_Hate_Mexicans
I_Hate_Mexicans

Nah! Orientals who arrived like 30 years ago and their children who have assimilated into the mainstream are still over achievers. It’s the recent new comers, the dirty illegal cross borders and lorry back end riders who are scum.

Deejoust
Deejoust

Coz at heart, she's still a Ruskie. Wear stars and stripes for the team. But when you're competing for the individual title, you wear whatever representing yourself. Guess she doesn't feel American enough to wear the US leotard, some loyalty to the glorious Russian motherland perhaps.

Uncertified Bastard
Uncertified Bastard

WHY THE FUCK IS SHE WEARING A STUPID PINK LEOTARD? LAST TIME I CHECKED SHES COMPETING AND REPRESENTING THE U.S.A THERE FOR SHOULD BE WEARING RED WHITE OR BLUE!!!!!

Pervert Finder
Pervert Finder

Quit lying perv. I bet you wack off to little kids.

Valley Vince
Valley Vince

That was only true about 30 years ago when only the rich smart orientals could get out of their homelands. Now that more orientals have invaded, there is a broader mix. In fact less orientals make it to college than whites. Most orielntal broads go into black on asian porn and most oriental teen boys do ladyboy videos. So Sorry.

JohnnyMak
JohnnyMak

ewwww, stop posting these nasty midgets. they look like children anyway

Ugly Model
Ugly Model

Orientals know how to work hard instead of getting into college playing football.

Sir Percy of Scandia
Sir Percy of Scandia

pretty lame thought but what if Nastia was named Aly at birth?!?! when sje won gold she could have scream ALY LIUKIN!!! kinda like street figter, maybe, no?!?!

Proud Black Man
Proud Black Man

That oriental chick is about 8. Those orientals can only cheat their way to medals. Kaneeshiwa, bitch!

Europe
Europe

Awww! Go Nastia!!! Another gold for Russia!!

Ugly Model
Ugly Model

Please stop posting pictures of men.

Anonymoose
Anonymoose

I'm sure several Bastards would volunteer to clean Nastia's legs with their tongues.

d55
d55

come again? what did you even try to say? you know who is funny? you...you're a mental case trapped in this sad excuse that you call life...look at you...you misreable human-being...stalking a complete stranger over the internt from post to post...you must know you're so damn misreable yourself since you keep doing it...and you have no pride, either...you're like a personal bitch and slave of mine that most people on here couldnt get even if they wanted lol

*d*a*m*l*a*
*d*a*m*l*a*

Just like you sad but funny, you rat in a cage.

d55
d55

lmfao...that was funny...sad but funny

your a sicko extreme
your a sicko extreme

Hey Richturd,I find it extremely funny that you're on Caitie's shit list now. You finally talked yourself into a big pile of trouble. You big fat ugly bald perv.

dorkus2
dorkus2

But 4'6", 68 pounds, that's not a 16 yr. old. No way. Oh, by the way, I am in love with Liukin, that is one legal hottie teen full of flexibility who can grab by bar all she wants.

HarveyArdon
HarveyArdon

Oriental chicks always look younger than their actual ages. They are on average shorter (height wise), smaller body frame and are more flat chested than their caucasion counter parts. Look at those J-POP stars in Japan. The 18 year olds look like their 14. If you're ever on the pull in the Far East, make sure you ask for ID first.

Twitter
Twitter

KOREA! KOREA! KOREA! TAKE THAT AMERICA...KOREA FUCK YEAH!!!

DonkeyCock
DonkeyCock

What's up with all the gymnast chicks having drive-in movie theater foreheads! Is it all the hair pulled back shit?

B Hussein Obama
B Hussein Obama

USSR! USSR! USSR! TAKE THAT AMERICA...USSR FUCK YEAH!!!!

captain_slow
captain_slow

USA! USA! USA! TAKE THAT CHINA...AMERICA FUCK YEAH!!!

Auntie Krist
Auntie Krist

Nastia is pretty hot and so fucking limber. I could see her doing splits on my apparatus.

Hugh G Rection
Hugh G Rection

Hey antman you dipshit, Liukin is 18 years old. Johnson, on the left, is only 16, and that Chinese chick is about 12, but that hottie Liukin is LEGAL. Dumbass.

richturd shitfling
richturd shitfling

nooooo! i need my precious jailbait. it's the only way i can get off these days!!!!

i sure would like to stick my little richturd shitfling into shawn johnson's poopshoot.

but i do agree with one of the above posters. we need more blotd. i'm runing out of spank material. i rape kids, i rape kids.

antman
antman

Stop already! We shouldn't get any deeper in this whole pedo thing! These here are obviously 12 years old or younger!

Douche Baggery
Douche Baggery

She's cute, but I don't like then dents on the side each of her ass cheeks.

azezeal
azezeal

And that makes it funny in a whole new way!