Gallery of Alicia Sacramone Pictures

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2004 Pacific Alliance Championships

Alicia Sacramone on Floor at the 2004 Pacific Alliance Championships
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Alicia Sacramone on floor at the 2004 Pacific Alliance Championships. © Jeff Gross / Getty Images

Alicia Sacramone Quinn was a 10-time world medalist, and was captain of the 2007 and 2011 world teams that won gold. She won a silver medal with the team in Beijing 2008.

Sacramone was named to the USA team for the Pacific Alliance Championships in Honolulu, Hawaii, her first major international competitor as a senior. Though she fell on floor, she took home the gold on vault.

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Floor
Vault

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2004 Pacific Alliance Championships

Carly Patterson, Alicia Sacramone, Allyse Ishino, and Katie Heenan at the 2004 Pacific Alliance
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Carly Patterson, Alicia Sacramone, Allyse Ishino, and Katie Heenan. © Jeff Gross / Getty Images

The USA team finished first in the competition at the 2004 Pacific Alliance Championships.

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2005 American Cup

Alicia Sacramone at the 2005 American Cup
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Alicia Sacramone. Photo © Jim McIsaac

Sacramone started off 2005 on a strong note with a gold on vault and a silver on floor at the 2005 American Cup.

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Vault
Floor

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2005 US Nationals

Alicia Sacramone does a Gienger on bars
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Alicia Sacramone does a Gienger release move on bars. © 2008 Steve Lange

Alicia Sacramone placed an impressive fourth all-around at the 2005 US Nationals, and won vault and floor. She was named to the 2005 World Championships team shortly after.

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2005 World Championships

Alicia Sacramone with Mihai Brestyan at the 2005 Worlds
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Alicia Sacramone with coach Mihai Brestyan. © Adam Pretty / Getty Images

Sacramone won a bronze on vault at the 2005 World Championships. Chinese star Cheng Fei won gold.


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Vault 1
Vault 2

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2005 World Championships

Nastia Liukin (USA), Alicia Sacramone (USA), and Suzanne Harmes (Holland) at the 2005 Worlds
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Nastia Liukin (USA), Alicia Sacramone (USA), and Suzanne Harmes (Holland) on the podium at the 2005 World Championships. © Mark Dadswell / Getty Images

Sacramone also took the floor world title in her very first worlds in 2005. US teammate Nastia Liukin placed second.

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2006 US Nationals

Alicia Sacramone competes on floor at the 2006 USA Gymnastics Nationals
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Alicia Sacramone on floor. Photo © Frank Law

Sacramone won vault and floor at the 2006 US Nationals.

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2007 US Nationals Day One

USA gymnast Alicia Sacramone competes on beam at the Visa Championships in 2007
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Alicia Sacramone on beam. © Jed Jacobsohn / Getty Images

Sacramone had a rough competition on the first day of the 2007 US Nationals, with a low 14.25 on one of her specialties, floor. She put up the third highest mark on beam, though (15.40).

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2007 US Nationals Day Two

Alicia Sacramone (USA) performs on the beam at the 2007 US Nationals
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Alicia Sacramone does a back handspring on beam. © Jed Jacobsohn / Getty Images

Sacramone rebounded with a stellar competition on day two. She received the highest floor score of the competition (15.75) and earned a 15.90 on floor. She placed third (the combined totals of both days) on both events, and was named national vault champion for the third consecutive year.

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2008 Olympic Trials Day One

Alicia Sacramone poses on floor at the 2008 US Olympic Trials
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Alicia Sacramone poses on floor. Photo © Frank Law

Alicia Sacramone had a solid first day at the 2008 US Olympic Trials. She earned the second highest score on vault (15.90 - behind Shawn Johnson), and the fourth best mark on floor (15.40).

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2008 Olympic Trials Day Two

Alicia Sacramone runs down the vault runway
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Alicia Sacramone runs down the vault runway. © Al Bello / Getty Images

On the second day, Sacramone's top mark (16.00) came on vault, and she ended up ranked first on that event in the two-day combined results. She was also fifth on beam and floor.

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2008 Olympic Trials Day Two

Bridget Sloan, Alicia Sacramone, and Samantha Peszek at the 2008 US Olympic Trials
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Bridget Sloan, Alicia Sacramone, and Samantha Peszek at the 2008 US Olympic Trials. © Al Bello / Getty Images

Sacramone was named to the 2008 Olympic Team following a training camp after the Olympic Trials.

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2008 Olympics

Gymnast Alicia Sacramone at the 2008 Olympics
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Alicia Sacramone at the 2008 Olympics. © Jeff Gross / Getty Images
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2008 Olympics -- Podium Training

Gymnast Alicia Sacramone (USA) on beam at podium training of the 2008 Olympics
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Alicia Sacramone does a layout step-out on beam. © Clive Brunskill / Getty Images

Alicia Sacramone and the US women's Olympic team looked well-prepared and confident at the podium training for the 2008 Olympics on August 7.



Videos of Podium Training

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2008 Olympics -- Podium Training

Gymnast Alicia Sacramone (USA) on vault at podium training at the 2008 Olympics
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Alicia Sacramone on vault. © Jamie Squire / Getty Images
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2008 Olympics -- Team Finals

Gymnast Chellsie Memmel consoles teammate Alicia Sacramone during the Olympic gymnastics team finals
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Chellsie Memmel and Alicia Sacramone. © Ezra Shaw / Getty Images

Alicia Sacramone had a rough time in the team finals. With falls on both beam and floor, Sacramone needed some consolation from teammate Chellsie Memmel.

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2008 Olympics -- Team Finals

Gymnast Alicia Sacramone on beam at the 2008 Olympics
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Alicia Sacramone performs on beam during the team finals. © Harry How / Getty Images
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2008 Olympics -- Team Finals

Gymnast Alicia Sacramone performs on beam at the 2008 Olympics
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Alicia Sacramone on beam during team finals. © Ezra Shaw / Getty Images
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2008 Olympics -- Team Finals

The US Gymnastics Team Wins the Silver Medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Bridget Sloan, Alicia Sacramone, Samantha Peszek, Chellsie Memmel, Nastia Liukin, and Shawn Johnson. © Harry How / Getty Images

Even with a less than perfect competition, the USA team earned the silver medal behind China.

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2008 Olympics -- Vault Finals

Gymnast Alicia Sacramone performs on vault at the 2008 Olympics in gymnastics
(2008 Olympic Highlights) Alicia Sacramone on vault. © Jed Jacobsohn / Getty Images

In the vault finals, Alicia Sacramone hit both of her vaults, but finished just out of the medals in fourth.

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2010 Worlds -- Team Finals

US gymnast Alicia Sacramone competes at the 2010 gymnastics worlds
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Alicia Sacramone (USA) competes on beam at the 2010 worlds. © Jamie McDonald / Getty Images

Alicia Sacramone returned to competition in 2010, looking as good as ever on beam and vault. She was named to the world team, and helped the USA win silver.

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2010 Worlds -- Vault Finals

Gymnasts Alicia Sacramone, Aliya Mustafina, Jade Barbosa with their vault medals at the 2010 worlds
(Alicia Sacramone Photo Gallery) Aliya Mustafina (Russia), Alicia Sacramone (USA), and Jade Barbosa (Brazil) win their vault medals at 2010 worlds. © Jamie McDonald / Getty Images

Sacramone capped her impressive comeback with the vault title she'd just missed at previous worlds.