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Rivalry drives U.S. gymnasts

Updated: July 28, 2012, 6:11 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

LONDON -- Swimming has Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. Gymnastics now has Jordyn Wieber and Gabby Douglas. The latter might not be as intense or publicized a rivalry, but it could play an important part in how the United States performs in these Olympics.

After winning the all-around at last year's world championship, Wieber was considered America's leading hope for gold in London. Then came last month's Olympic trials, when Douglas won the all-around and served notice that she must ...

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