When we started monitoring this long day of women's gymnastics qualifications, we said the United States, Russia, Romania and China were the leading contenders. And they are.
Those four countries accounted for eight of the top 10 gymnasts to advance to the individual all-around final. It would be 10 of the top 12 if not for the rule that limits each country to two gymnasts in each final. That rule will keep world champion Jordyn Wieber out of the all-around final.
The USA and Russia put some distance on the other contenders. China and Romania were clearly ahead of the rest.
Read on to see how it all unfolded ...
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