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Aly Raisman Brought To Tears After Medal-Winning Performance

RIO DE JANEIRO (CBS) – Aly Raisman has several Olympic medals to her name, but that didn't stop the tears from flowing when she realized she was about to win another on Thursday.

Aly Raisman breaks down in tears after her floor routine. (Photo by Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images)

The Needham native immediately started crying after her floor routine that secured her a silver medal in the women's gymnastics individual all-around competition. [Watch Her Performance]

Both Raisman and her eventual gold medal-winning teammate Simone Biles had to come from behind to take the top two spots on the podium.

Aly Raisman reacts after securing a silver medal in the Olympics (Photo by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Raisman's brilliant floor routine in the team competition went viral, and her performance in the individual on Thursday earned her an even higher score of 15.433

The women's gymnastics vault and uneven bar finals are on Sunday.



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