Gold Medal Winner
Women's Olympic Gold Medal Winner
This video is a beautiful compilation of still photographs that illustrates Anastasia Liukin’s performance at the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics.
This montage has Coldplay’s song Scientist playing in the background. There are also pictures of Shawn Johnson, the American Artistic Gymnast who won the gold medal on the balance beam at those same 2008 Olympics in Beijing.
Shawn Johnson also won the silver medal in the floor exercise as shown here in the last photo. The other gymnast on the podium is Sandra Izbasa from Romania who won herself the bronze medal for the floor exercise.
That same year, Nastia Liukin won the Gold Medal for the All-Around, Individual category with Shawn Johnson placing second. Their team earned the Silver Medal in the All-Around , Team category as well. Over the years, The United States has had a very strong gymnastics team. They always win medals and place near the top.
The 2012 Olympics last summer in London had the US team placing first overall and winning the Gold Medal for the All-Around, Team Category.
Watch the Beijing 2008 Olympics when Anastasia Liukin wins the medal. Nastia was born on October 30, 1989 in Moscow, Russia, but moved to the U.S. when she was 2 years old. She began competing as a gymnast at age 6, and was an elite gymnast by age 12. Both of her parents were world or Olympic champion gymnasts.