Shawn Johnson Retires
Written by Pat's Papers | Monday, 4 June 2012 8:42 AM
Shawn Johnson has retired at the ripe old age of 20. The Olympic gymnast and “Dancing with the Stars” winner, announced over the weekend that she will not compete at the London Games because of a knee injury she sustained on a skiing trip back in 2010. The Des Moines Register says Johnson is one of the most recognizable female athletes in America according to a recent poll, a group that includes Anna Kournikova, Kristi Yamaguchi and Danica Patrick.
SOURCE: Des Moines Register
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