DALLAS (AP) It was the first time the U.S. Olympic team had a medal at the World Cup, but that didn’t stop a few dozen gymnasts from having a day off.
The U.N. Olympic Committee said it honored gymnast Rebecca Hall for her work on the women’s team and for her efforts in helping develop the women Olympic team.
Hall is the first American to win two gold medals at the Olympics and the first to win the U,S.
gymnastics gold medal at a major.
Hall won her second medal at this year’s Olympics.
“I am very proud to have had the honor of representing the United States in the 2016 Olympic Games and I want to thank my teammates, coaches and all the fans for all the support,” Hall said.
“We have been so lucky to have such amazing support.”
team won a record 16 medals and six gold medals in Rio.
The U.K. won eight medals, the Netherlands won seven and Russia finished with five.
The world’s top gymnast and the host nation of the Rio Olympics, Brazil, won its sixth consecutive gold medal.
It has also clinched the most medals in a single Olympics at more than a dozen.