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ATHENS - AUGUST 29: Fireworks are seen during the closing ceremonies of the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games on August 29, 2004 at the Sports Complex Olympic Stadium in Athens, Greece. The next summer Olympic Games will be held in Beijing in 2008. (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

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  • Team USA preparing for | 2004 T.J. MAXX TOUR OF GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONS |

Team USA Medalists

The Team USA gymnasts have earned nine medals in the
2004 Olympic Games!
This total ranks as the the highest medal total in a non-boycotted
Olympic Games in the modern era of gymnastics!

ATHENS - AUGUST 16: The United States gymnastics team waves to the crowd after winning the silver medal in the men's artistic gymnastics team final competition on August 16, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Sports Complex Indoor Hall in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Men’s Team Silver1

ATHENS - AUGUST 17: The United States team waves to the crowd after receiving the silver medal in the women's artistic gymnastics team final uneven on August 17, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Sports Complex Indoor Hall in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Women’s Team Silver2

ATHENS - AUGUST 18: Paul Hamm of the USA listebs to the national anthem after receiving the gold medal for the men's artistic gymnastics individual event on August 18, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Sports Complex Indoor Hall in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Paul HammATHENS - AUGUST 19: Carley Patterson of the United States stands attended with her gold medal during the US national anthem after winning the women's artistic gymnastics individual competition on August 19, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Sports Complex Indoor Hall in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Stuart Hannagan/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Carley Patterson

Paul Hamm, AA Gold3 – Carly Patterson, AA Gold4

ATHENS - AUGUST 22: Annia Hatch of the USA receives the silver medal for the women's artistic gymnastics vault event on August 22, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Sports Complex Indoor Hall in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Annia HatchATHENS - AUGUST 22: Terin Humphrey of the USA receives the silver medal for the women's artistic gymnastics uneven bar event on August 22, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Sports Complex Indoor Hall in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Terin HumphreyATHENS - AUGUST 17: The United States team waves to the crowd after receiving the silver medal in the women's artistic gymnastics team final uneven on August 17, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Sports Complex Indoor Hall in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Hatch, VT Silver4 – Humphrey, UB Silver4 – Courtney Kupets, UB Bronze2

ATHENS - AUGUST 23: Paul Hamm of United States receives the silver medal for the men's artistic gymnastics horizontal bar event on August 23, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Sports Complex Indoor Hall in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Paul HammATHENS - AUGUST 23: Carly Patterson of United States receives the silver medal for the women's artistic gymnastics balance beam event on August 23, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Sports Complex Indoor Hall in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Carly Patterson

Paul Hamm, HB Silver5 – Carly Patterson, BB Silver5

USA Gymnastics Photo © 2004 / CliveBrunskill1, MarkDadswell2, DonaldMiralle3, ChrisMcGrath4, EzraShaw5 / Getty Images

Patterson Wins GOLD In All-Around!!!
Hatch, Humphrey, Kupets Add To Medal Count

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Annia Hatch completed her remarkable comeback from a torn left ACL 370 days ago to win an Olympic silver medal on the vault!
Terin Humphrey, competing eighth in the rotation, stepped into the silver medal slot with a near perfect routine, and Courtney Kupets regained her status on the uneven bars medal podium with a bronze!
Exclusive! See what the Dream Team had to say about the women’s all-around competition, in Notes!
Olympic All-Around Champion Carly Patterson and her silver medal winning teammates headline the 2004 T.J. Maxx Tour of Gymnastics Champions! Read more here!
Carly Patterson won the gold medal in all-around competition, the first to do so since Mary Lou Retton in 1984. Khorkina, reigning World Champion, finished second, while Zhang Nan of China took the bronze. Courtney Kupets finished in 9th.
The U.S. Women’s Team won the team silver with a score of 113.584 behind Romania (114.283). Russia finished in third with a total of 113.235. Read the press release | HERE |

Paul Hamm Wins All-Around Gold Medal!!!

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Paul Hamm took first place and Brett McClure finished ninth in the men’s all-around final on Wednesday at the 2004 Olympic Games. Hamm finished with a score of 57.823 to edge Korea’s Dae Eun Kim by 0.012 – the smallest margin in Olympic history. | MORE |
TEAM SILVER! – The team competition has concluded with high (bar) drama as the U.S. men won their first Olympic team medal since 1984, and their first team medal in a non-boycotted Olympics since 1948. The U.S. men finished second (172.933) behind Japan (173.821), followed by Romania in third with a total of 172.384.
Read the press release | USA MEN COME FROM BEHIND TO WIN TEAM SILVER |

General

Statement from USA Gymnastics President Bob Colarossi regarding FIG Letter to Paul Hamm
United States Olympic Committee Rejects Request from Federation Internationale de Gymnastique To Further Pressure Olympic Champion Paul Hamm
New!  John Roethlisberger elected to FIG Athletes’ Commission. Read more in Notes.

ATHENS - AUGUST 27: Mary Sanders of the USA competes in the rhythmic gymnastics individual qualifications on August 27, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Galatsi Olympic Hall in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Mary Sanders

Rhythmic

Sun., Aug. 29 – Rhythmic All-Around Finals
| RG ALL-AROUND FINALS RESULTS |
Also see | RG ALL-AROUND QUALIFICATION RESULTS | & | PHOTOS |
Sat., Aug. 28 –
| RG GROUP FINALS RESULTS | & | PHOTOS |
Team USA did not compete in this event.Mary Sanders wrapped up her Olympic Games experience on Friday with two more solid routines in ribbon and clubs.
Read the press release –
| Sanders Wraps Up Olympic Games Competition |
Listen to Mary’s reaction in | INTERACTIVE AUDIO |
Read Mary’s | ATHLETE FEATURE |

USA Gymnastics Photo © 2004 / Robert Laberge / Getty Images

NEW YORK - MAY 15: Trampoline Gymnast Jennifer Parilla poses for a portrait during the USOC Media Summit on May 15, 2004 at the Marriott Marquis in New York, New York. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jennifer Parilla

Trampoline

Read how Trampolinist Jennifer Parilla fared in her second Olympic Games | HERE |
See the complete results here! | RESULTS |
Medalists in Women’s Trampoline:
Gold: Anna Dogonadze (GER)
Silver: Karen Cockburn (CAN)
Bronze: Huang Shanshan (CHN)
USA’s Jennifer Parilla placed 14th in the Qualification round
Men’s Trampoline medals went to: Gold – Yuri Nitkin (UKR); Silver – Alexander Moskalenko (RUS); Bronze – Henrik Stehlik (GER)

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