US Olympic Gymnastics Team 2012: 5 Gymnasts to Watch for Rio 2016

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US Olympic Gymnastics Team 2012: 5 Gymnasts to Watch for Rio 2016
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The 2012 Olympic gymnastics competition proved to be exciting and breathtaking with a slew of diverse stars.

As much as the world has fallen in love with them, though, it's unlikely that gymnasts like Jordyn Wieber, Aliya Mustafina, Beth Tweddle and Aly Raisman will be back in 2016.

It's quite uncommon for the same gymnast to be a star at two consecutive Olympic games.

The young blood is going to come in and take over the spotlight.

This slideshow from the Wall Street Journal shows young Chinese gymnasts already preparing for Rio.

Here's a look at five gymnasts to keep an eye on for the next four years. 

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