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Johnson Leads U.S. Sweep in Brazil
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Shawn Johnson led a U.S. sweep of the women's all-around medals at the Pan Am Games, held Monday afternoon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The 15-year-old Iowan scored 61.725 to claim the title over teammates Rebecca Bross (61.050) and Ivana Hong (59.375).

Johnson and Bross, who each scored 15.100 on floor exercise in the first rotation, clinched their respective medals on beam in the final rotation. Johnson nailed her routine for the highest mark of the day, 16.175, with Bross earning the second-highest mark (15.925).

After three rotations, Brazil's own Jade Barbosa led Johnson by .1 after her Yurchenko 2 1/2 vault earned a 15.850. Barbosa fell out of the medals with a missed routine on her final event, uneven bars. Hong, who also suffered a fall on bars in the fourth rotation, managed to earn the bronze over Barbosa by .050.

The competition concludes Tursday with the event finals.

External Link: 2007 Pan American Games Official Site

2007 Pan American Games
July 16, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Women's All-Around Final
1. Shawn Johnson USA 61.725
2. Rebecca Bross USA 61.050
3. Ivana Hong USA 59.375
4. Jade Barbosa BRA 59.325
5. Peng Peng Lee CAN 57.300
5. Daniele Hypolito BRA 57.300
7. Elsa Garcia MEX 56.200
8. Madelen Tamayo CUB 55.825
9. Khiuani Dias BRA 55.625
10. Yeny Ibarra MEX 55.200
11. Natalia Sanchez COL 54.800
11. Maricela Cantu MEX 54.800
13. Jessica Gil COL 54.400
14. Bibiana Velez COL 54.300
15. Virginia Deluzio ARG 54.050
16. Charlotte Mackie CAN 53.700
17. Yahanara Sese CUB 53.200
18. Dunas Lamas CUB 53.125
19. Emely Monzon GUA 53.100
20. Ayelen Tarabini ARG 52.275
20. Jessica Lopez VEN 52.275
22. Sydney Sanabria PUR 51.700
23. Florencia Salomon ARG 51.525
24. Emma Willis CAN 51.475

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