Teens bring medal haul back from London

August, 13, 2012
8/13/12
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The podium was a popular place to be for the high school-aged Olympians in London.

Nine different girls earned at least one medal at the London Games, which came to an end with the closing ceremonies on Sunday.

Team USA won a total of 104 medals in London (58 were won by women), and high school-aged girls contributed 12 of them.

Here is the breakdown:

Missy Franklin, swimmer: The 17-year-old senior-to-be at Regis Jesuit (Aurora, Colo.) had to cram the most medals into her bag of any of the teens, taking four golds and a bronze. Franklin took the top prize in the 100-meter backstroke, the 200-meter backstroke (in world-record time), the 4x100 medley relay and the 4x200 freestyle relay. She earned bronze in the 4x100 freestyle relay.

Aly Raisman, gymnast: The 18-year-old from Needham, Mass., struck gold in the team competition and in the floor exercise and added bronze in the balance beam.

Gabby Douglas, gymnast: The home-schooled 16-year-old won gold in gymnastics' most prestigious event, the all-around competition, and also won gold in the team competition.

McKayla Maroney, gymnast: The home-schooled 16-year-old from Laguna Niguel, Calif., won gold in the team competition and silver in the vault.

Jordyn Wieber, gymnast: Although Wieber missed out on qualifying for the all-around competition, the 17-year-old senior-to-be at Dewitt (Mich.) struck gold in the team competition.

Kyla Ross, gymnast:The 15-year-old sophomore-to-be at Aliso Niguel (Aliso Viejo, Calif.) won gold in the team competition.

Katie Ledecky, swimmer:At 15, Ledecky was the youngest member of the U.S. Olympic team. Ledecky, who will be a sophomore at School of the Sacred Heart (Bethesda, Md.), leaves London with a gold medal in the 800-meter freestyle.

Lia Neal, swimmer: The 17-year-old a senior-to be at the Convent of the Sacred Heart (New York) won bronze in the 4x100 freestyle along with Franklin.

Claressa Shields, boxer: The 17-year-old senior-to-be at Northwestern (Flint, Mich.) won gold in women's boxing in the middleweight division.

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