How Mihai Brestyan’s Appeal Inspired Aly Raisman to Win Gold

In his more than 20 years of coaching, Mihai Brestyan had never filed an appeal until Raisman came up short in the individual beam competition. She was tired of finishing fourth, of preparing and coming up just shy of a medal. Over at Yahoo! Sports, Les Carpenter details Brestyan’s frantic push to file the appeal that eventually gave Raisman the bronze—and the peace she needed to absolutely annihilate her floor routine. [Yahoo! Sports]