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Crowd pleasers and conspiracies: Day 11 in Rio

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>> A firecracker on the floor in Rio Tuesday. Simone Biles winning her fourth Olympic gold medal. A near perfect performance that brought the crowd to it's feet. Yesterday's slip on the beam may have denied her the five gold dream, but she's still the first woman in 32 years to win 4 at a single games.
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On the parallel bars, Ukraine got its moment in the sun. Oleg Verniaiev grabbing the country's first Rio gold medal when he won the title. A moment of redemption for the gymnast who earlier had lost the all around title by a hair. But no second chances for the flying Dutchman, Epke Zonderland.
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The favorite for gold on the horizontal bar losing his grip and crashing to the floor, finishing seventh in the event. The title went to Germany's Fabian Hambüchen, winning his country's first gymnastic's gold in 20 years. And some heavy accusations in the weightlifting arena. Security forces called after Iran's Behdad Salimi and his team approach the jury claiming a conspiracy.
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The gold medal favorite had failed to complete a clean and jerk, leaving him with a no score finish. Georgia's Lasha Talakhadze walked away with the Men's Super Heavyweight title and the world record tally of 473 kilograms.