London Olympics: 5 Reasons Why Aly Raisman Will Take Gymnastics All-Around

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London Olympics: 5 Reasons Why Aly Raisman Will Take Gymnastics All-Around
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After dominating the team final Monday night, USA gymnastics is looking for yet another huge victory in the individual all-around.

But with Jordyn Wieber failing to make the cut, there is some doubt that the U.S. will grab the gold.

No need. Even though Gabby Douglas is presumed to be the one hope for the Americans in the event, the true threat may very well be team captain Aly Raisman.

The 18-year-old is prime to contend in the individual final, and should not be considered a dark horse, but rather a favorite in the competition.

And there are plenty of reasons why.

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