Standing ovation for Liukin

After Nastia Liukin completed the balance bar with a beautiful, but not-quite-perfect performance, the adored 2008 Olympian went out with tears and a standing ovation from a crowd estimated at 17,526. Her beam routine earned her a 14.95, but after entering the day in 13th place and then falling on the uneven bars, she will not make the Olympic team as she hoped.

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