US gymnast Gabrielle Douglas performs du

Gabby Douglas took eighth in the uneven bars. (Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images)

Gabby Douglas took eighth in the uneven bars. (Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images)

US gymnast Gabrielle Douglas performs during the women’s uneven bars of the artistic gymnastics event of the London Olympic Games on August 6, 2012 at the 02 North Greenwich Arena in London. Russia’s gymnast Aliya Mustafina won gold, China’s He Kexin took silver and Britain’s Beth Tweddle got bronze. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEXTHOMAS COEX/AFP/GettyImages