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Team USA's dominance in Rio inspires Richmond gymnasts

Viorel Popescu with Above the Bar Gymnastics said the Olympics serves as big motivation for students to go out and do something they've actually seen on TV. (Source: NBC12) Viorel Popescu with Above the Bar Gymnastics said the Olympics serves as big motivation for students to go out and do something they've actually seen on TV. (Source: NBC12)
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

Call it the "Olympic Effect."

Every four years, a sport at the Olympic Games captivates an audience on television so much that people get inspired to come off the couch to give it a try.

As Matt Estreich explains, Team USA's domination in gymnastics Tuesday night caught the attention of some gymnasts right here in Richmond.

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