Sacramone added: I dont think she necessarily gets enough credit for how well she competes.She was captain of both the 2012 Fierce Five and 2016 Final Five U.S.
Olympic gymnastics teams, which won their respective team competitions.
Raisman is the 2016 Olympic individual all-around silver medalist and the floor exercise silver medalist.
Raisman also won silver medals in the individual all-around and for floor exercise.
She is the second-most decorated Olympic gymnast in American history behind Shannon Miller, with six Olympic medals.
She is also a two-time national champion on floor exercise (2012, 2015), the 2012 national champion on balance beam, and a five-time medalist in the all-around at the national championships (silver in 2016, bronze in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2015).
There, she trained alongside Alicia Sacramone, of whom she said: Shes kind of like my older sister.
I can ask her about anything because I know that shes been through it all.
Raisman graduated from Needham High School in 2012, after completing her senior year via online classes while training for the Olympics.
She placed third in the all-around with a two-day combined score of 112.600.
In event finals, she placed fifth on vault, scoring 29.650 over two days, and second on balance beam, scoring 28.950.
She placed second with an all-around score of 58.900.
Later that month, she competed at the City of Jesolo Trophy in Jesolo, Italy, and won the all-around with a score of 57.650.
She helped the American team win the gold medal 16 and placed second in the all-around competition with a score of 58.250.
In event finals, she placed seventh on uneven bars, scoring 13.025; second on balance beam, scoring 14.675; and second on floor, scoring 14.625.
She contributed scores of 15.066 on vault, 14.333 on balance beam, and 14.500 on floor toward the American teams second-place finish.
Individually, she placed thirteenth in the all-around final with a score of 55.699, 23 and fourth in the floor final with a score of 14.716.
She became team captain when Sacramone was injured before the competition.
Im the oldest of all my siblings, so it just kind of came naturally, she said.
I didnt really think of it as being the team leader; I just wanted to help the others out.
She contributed scores of 14.950 on vault, 14.866 on balance beam, and 14.666 on floor toward the American teams first-place finish.
Individually, she placed fourth in the all-around with a score of 57.558.
In event finals, she placed fourth on balance beam, scoring 15.066, and third on floor, scoring 15.000.
Here Raisman became famous for her first tumbling pass (round off one and a half step out round off back handspring tucked Arabian double front to punch front layout (punch front tuck during 2011), due to both its originality and high degree of difficulty.
She said: It was a hard decision, but Ive always thought about it in the back of my mind.
I just wanted to try it and have no regrets, because I thought if I didnt try to go pro, Id always wonder.
I know all the girls at Florida, and they love it there so much.
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But not a lot of people get the opportunity to be a professional gymnast and be able to have sponsors.
I love fashion, so its cool to be sponsored by Ralph Lauren.
You could not tell that she feels any pressure, and we really, really need that.
At the Olympicswe need the girls to believe that theyre ready, and then they are successful, so that was very good.
She goes out there and doesnt act like shes bothered by anything.
She knows shes trained, she knows shes ready, and she doesnt put any extra pressure on herself.
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