Since winning two golds and a bronze in gymnastics at the London Olympics, Aly Raisman has been on a whirlwind tour of the U.S. She's been on the "Today" show, "The Colbert Report," and the red carpet for the E! Network. Her medals have been with her for every step, so it's not a shock that one of the gold medals is already dented.
"They're so heavy and I don't want to lose them and I've already dropped one of them so there's a little dent in them. It gives it a little bit of character," she said.
Raisman already admitted she doesn't know which medal is the gold she won for the team competition and which one is from the gold on floor exercise. The dent will at least keep them from being interchangeable.
She shouldn't feel bad as she's far from the only one to tarnish her medal. Brazilian judoka Felipe Kitada broke his just hours after competing by dropping it in the shower, and the International Olympic Committee replaced it. German luger David Moeller broke his tooth after biting his newly on medal in 2010.
Don't worry, Aly. It's better to have a dented medal than no medal at all.
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