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Jordyn Wieber (right) and Alexandra Raisman hug during the U.S. women’s gymastics team’s gold-medal victory Tuesday. PHOTO/GETTY IMAGES

The women’s gymnatics team sparkled today in London, taking the team gold. They were so great in all four components of the competition (vault, uneven bars, beam and floor) that they won by a large margin of 5.066 points, with a total of 183.596 points.

Russia won the silver medal with 178.530 points and Romania rounded out the podium with a score of 176.414 points to win the bronze.

See the official standings here.

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