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Gymnasts’ crazy parents


Given that Olympians’ parents sacrifice so much to support their children, it’s no wonder that some of them are particularly spirited while watching their kids compete.  What is it about gymnastics, though?  Are all Olympians’ parents this involved, or is there something special about gymnastics that begets this crazy?  (I suppose this IS the most pageant-like sport in the Games.)

Here are the gymnasts with the most enthusiastic parents:

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