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Favorite Routines: Larisa Iordache Balance Beam; 2013 European Championships Event Finals

Larisa Iordache walked out of this year's Euros the most decorated female gymnast.  The coup-de-gras of her time in Moscow is her magnum opus, the balance beam finals.

Larisa exuded confidence and poise from every pore in her skin. Her routine went beyond a mere routine and was a performance with diva caliber. Larisa's E score was the highest of all the contenders at a 6.4. Her performance exhibited a perfect blend of artistry and difficulty as she glided across the length of the balance beam, performing amazing skills such as a full-twisting back tuck on her first acro series.

Without further adieu, here is Larisa's European Championship beam routine:

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