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Olympic Gymnast Nastia Liukin Visits Walt Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports

This month, the Wide World of Sports Complex in Walt Disney World is hosting a very special new event. The inaugural ESPN RISE Girls Showcase, which is taking place from June 2-22 at the complex, brings together nearly 15,000 female athletes from the sports of basketball, gymnastics, softball, taekwondo, and volleyball, making it one of the largest gatherings of young, elite female athletes in the country. One of these athletes is Olympic gymnast Nastia Liukin. Liukin, who won a gold medal in the women’s all-around gymnastics competition at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, …