Vera Caslavska passed away on August 30th, 2016 from pancreatic cancer.
COOL FACT: Only two gymnasts present at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games managed to attend both London 2012 and Rio 2016: Carlotta Ferlito (ITA) and Ana Sofía Gómez (GUA)
Almost all the medallists of the Youth Olympic Games had an Olympic appereance.
Two Olympians returned for the bronze medals that slipped through their hands when tie-breakers did not favour them in London 2012, one was successful and even won silver while the other one finished fourth again.
From the expected USA dominance of the team final to the unexpected Olympic gold of Sanne Wevers.
COOL FACT: The bronze medalists: Giulia Steingruber (SUI), Sophie Scheder (GER) and Amy Tinkler (GBR) had never won an individual World medal before their Olympic bronzes.
COOL FACT: The beam final featured both the youngest (Lauren Hernández, 16 years old) and the oldest (Sanne Wevers, 24 years old) Olympic medalists.
Amy Tinkler was the surprise bronze medallist while Vanessa Ferrari was fourth for the second consecutive time at an Olympic Floor Final.
Sanne Wevers turned into the best beam set of her career to take Olympic Gold.
COOL FACT: Aliya Mustafina has earned the exact same colors in the exact same events at both Olympics: Gold on Uneven Bars, Silver with the team and Bronze in the All-Around. She has a bronze on Floor from London 2012 that she will not be able to duplicate in Rio as she did not advance to the Floor Final.