Nations welcome athletes home

Associated Press
Members of the 2012 US Women's Gymnastics Olympic Team, from left, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Kyla Ross and Jordyn Wieber pose after ceremonially lighting the Empire State Building, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Jason DeCrow/Invision/AP)

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Olympic champions and medalists from around the globe were welcomed home by cheering fans and supporters in their home countries.

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