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Age Of China's Gold-Medal Gymnasts Questioned

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Age Of China's Gold-Medal Gymnasts Questioned

Age Of China's Gold-Medal Gymnasts Questioned

Age Of China's Gold-Medal Gymnasts Questioned

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Members of China's women's gymnastics team celebrate after winning the team gold Wednesday during Day 5 of the Beijing Olympics. hide caption

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Members of China's women's gymnastics team celebrate after winning the team gold Wednesday during Day 5 of the Beijing Olympics.

China won its first Olympic team gold medal in women's gymnastics. The U.S. team settled for silver, finishing more than two points behind. But questions remain about whether China's tiny gymnasts are really old enough to compete.

USA Today columnist Christine Brennan talks with Renee Montagne about the gymnasts' performances and the controversy. Brennan also talks about U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps' record-setting wins.

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