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Karolyi gives up some duties with US women

Updated: November 5, 2012, 9:21 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- Martha Karolyi turned the U.S. women into the world's most dominant gymnastics team, and she's not about to leave until she knows they're in good hands.

Karolyi began handing off some of her responsibilities Monday, the first step in what could be a succession plan. Valeri Liukin, who won two gold medals at the Seoul Games in 1988 and guided his daughter Nastia to the Olympic title 20 years later, will become elite athlete developmental coordinator, responsible for identifying ...

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