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As has been noted many times before, there are three great all-around gymnasts on the U.S. team.
For other countries, it was obvious who the top two gymnasts were; for the U.S., it wasn't as evident.
Gabrielle Douglas, Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber are three of the best all-around gymnasts in the world. Their competitiveness with each other translated in every event and thus made the team a lot better.
In the team final, this cohesiveness was especially evident. Wieber wanted to prove she was still one of the best all-around gymnasts in the world—even though Raisman and Douglas were representing the U.S. in the final—and she provided some the most critical performances for the U.S.
For Douglas, her performance put the world on notice that she was going to be the favorite heading into the individual all-around.
Raisman had to prove that her performance during qualifying was no fluke and that she had earned her spot in the individual all-around.
Put it all together, and the result was an almost flawless team final for the U.S.