Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas on Balance Beam: Did They Win Medals?

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Americans Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas gave it their all on the balance beam at the London Olympics today. Did either come away with a medal?

Find out below if you want to know before it airs tonight ...

Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas

As the final competitor of the event, Aly Raisman earned a bronze, but not until her score was adjusted amid controversy and she won a tie-breaker.

The very same one that screwed her out of a bronze earlier in the Olympics, as fate would have it. So what the heck happened on the balance beam?

Chinese gymnasts Deng Linlin and Sui Lu had posted scores of 15.6 and 15.5, virtually assuring themselves of silver and gold medals, respectively.

Romania's Catalina Ponor was third at 15.066, a score Aly Raisman had a good shot at beating. She came just up short, however, at 14.966.

The U.S. quickly put in an inquiry regarding the degree of difficulty score awarded to Aly and after the judges conferred, they raised it by 0.1.

That tied her with Ponor, but Aly's execution score was higher and that got her a bronze on nearly the exact grounds the lost it for her in the all-around.

Degree of difficulty is not considered subjective - it is based on technical elements that are either present or not present - and is the only thing that can be reviewed.

Her teammate Gabby, meanwhile, had a costly fall that put her in seventh. Douglas has failed to medal in both the beam and uneven bars.

Don't feel too bad for her, though. Gabby Douglas' net worth should skyrocket soon after her amazing team and individual all-around titles.

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