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Gabby Douglas Comes Up Empty On Uneven Bars

Russian gymnast Aliya Mustafina performs on the uneven bars during the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus finals at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, in London.

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Svetlana Khorkina (Russia) performing her floor routine

The words tallest gymnast! She was literally ROBBED in Sydney:( They set the vault too low and for someone her height it was a disaster. She performed perfectly on every other apparatus.

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plus 2/0 Russian gymnast Victoria Komova performs on the balance beam during the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus finals at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, in London.

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Trivial Pursuit Pop Culture 2

Seventeen Magazine-1975-Olga Korbut, a Russian gymnast had already won three gold medals (and a silver) at the 1972 Summer Olympics and would go on to win another in a year. She was also the first person to do a standing backward sommersault on bars.

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Russian gymnast Kseniia Afanaseva performs during the artistic gymnastics women's floor exercise final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday Aug. 7, 2012, in London.

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