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'She is the best in the world'

Updated: August 2, 2012, 9:40 PM ET
By Jackie MacMullan | ESPN.com

LONDON -- Olympic all-around gold-medal champion Gabby Douglas couldn't help it: She broke the rules.

Her national team coordinator, Martha Karolyi, previously stressed it was imperative that she did not watch the scoreboard during her individual all-around performance.

"You must focus," Karolyi reminded her sternly. "You must think only of your routine, your performance."

Douglas nodded in agreement, but the free-spirited, springy teenager is, after all, ...

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