Work in Sports
It had been 24 years since a Romanian gymnast, the legendary Nadia Comaneci, won the all-around gold. And it had been 40 years since one country (the Soviet Union) completed a medal sweep in the event. But Thursday, diminutive Andreea Raducan led the way for Romania in the all-around – and teammates Simona Amanar and Maria Olaru followed suit with silver and bronze. Click on the images below for a look at Romanian dominance as well as efforts others made in vain to try to prevent the sweep.