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Raisman, Lezak shine for Team USA

JTA STAFF | Posted: Friday, August 3, 2012 12:00 am

While both took to the podiums in London this week to receive medals, 18-year-old Alexandra (Aly) Raisman's Olympic star was rising as 36-year-old swimmer Jason Lezak's appeared to be setting.

Raisman, of Needham, Mass., helped Team USA take the women's team gold on July 31 - the first Olympic gold medal for the U.S. gymnastics squad since the 1996 Games in Atlanta.

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