Shawn Johnson Gold: Shawn Johnson Won Balance Beam Gold Medal at Beijing Olympics

Picture of Shawn Johnson competing the Balance Beam at Beijing Olympics

Taking advantage of top gold medal favorite China's Li Shanshan's drop from the balance beam, Shawn Johnson performed a perfect routine and won a gold medal in the Women's Individual Balance Beam competition event on August 19. The 16-year-old teem gymnast scored 16.225 points, 0.2 more than the uneven bar gold medalist Nastia Liukiu, to take the gold. Cheng Fei, of China, won the bronze with a score of 15.950. #Source: Beijing2008.cn

Picture of Shawn Johnson competing the Balance Beam at Beijing OlympicsPicture of Shawn Johnson competing the Balance Beam at Beijing Olympics
Shawn Johnson at 2008 Beijing Olympics' Balance Beam competition, pictures embedded via Photobucket codes 1, 2, 3

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