Three famous gymnasts were born in Rio de Janeiro, two of them made it into the 2016 Olympic Team.
Russia's European Team Gold has more merit than it seems however Beam and Floor reamain an issue for the team.
COOL FACT: Russia won the beam title in both the junior (Anastasia Iliankova) and the senior category (Aliya Mustafina).
So why did France that had qualified only 6th manage to win bronze by such a wide margin (2.775)? The answer is Alison Lepin’s uneven bars routine.