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Top women gymnasts to watch at U.S. Olympic trials

Updated: June 19, 2008, 11:25 AM ET
By Alyssa Roenigk | ESPN The Magazine

Not since the Magnificent Seven has the United States laid claim to such a strong and exciting crop of female gymnasts. Which means this weekend's Olympic trials at Philadelphia's Wachovia Center could very well be the first step in selecting Olympic gold medalists.

Here are five women we think you'll be talking about come August.

Shawn Johnson Age: 16 Coached by: Liang Chow Home gym: Chow's Dance and Gymnastics (Des Moines, Iowa) Strongest events: Floor, balance beam Achilles' ...

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