John Orozco choked in the men's gymnastics team final. Watching him throughout the competition the look on his face was a combination of scared and perhaps tired, while his body language screamed defeat.
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While it is tough to tell what all was going on without the benefit of being on the floor, it appeared neither his coaches or his teammates did anything to turn his attitude around.
It is possible that was because most of them were having similar issues.
The team found success when they competed with enthusiasm and energy, but that was missing through at least the first four rotations on Monday.
While there is nothing they can do about missing out on a team medal, it isn't too late to salvage some credibility in the individual events, particularly in the men's all-around competition.