Known as one of the more exciting and glamorous events in women’s gymnastics, uneven bars are highly regarded because of their high risk and high reward.
Uneven bars have been hyped as Team USA’s weakest event, but the Americans have the potential to score high with Gabby Douglas, Jordyn Wieber and Kyla Ross.
It might not be enough to beat the Russians, who are the team to beat on bars.
Aliya Mustafina, Anastasia Grishina and Viktoria Komova are some of the best bar-workers in the world and Russian alternate Tatiana Nabieva is another strong bars-worker.
Let’s take a video look at some of the medal contenders on bars in the 2012 Olympic Games.