Five biggest storylines at gymnastics worlds

Five biggest storylines at gymnastics worlds

Originally Published: October 7, 2011
By Amy Van Deusen

The biggest gymnastics meet of the year -- the world gymnastics championships -- starts Friday in Tokyo. The Americans could win big, the traditional powerhouses will challenge them, and there are all sorts of other storylines that may play out in this pre-Olympic year. Here are five you'll want to watch:

1. Wieber's worlds

American 16-year-old Jordyn Wieber is the one to beat in Tokyo. With injuries to U.S. teammate Rebecca Bross (see sidebar), defending world ...

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