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Evgeniya Kanaeva wins rhythmic title

Updated: August 11, 2012, 2:23 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Evgeniya Kanaeva laughed, already knowing the question that was coming.

She'd just defended her gold medal, the first rhythmic gymnast to win two Olympic all-around titles. Any chance she'll stick around through Rio and try to make it three?

"Everybody's asking me that," the Russian said through a translator. "Yes, I think I will. But you cannot imagine what hard work it is to be on the top. It is really, really hard work."

Yet she makes it look so easy.

Kanaeva ...

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