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This Man Made A Big Mistake When He Body-Shamed The US Gymnastics Team

'They didn't get those abs to impress your dusty ass.'

23/08/2016 13:54 | Updated 24 August 2016

One of the many things the Olympics taught us, is that the gold medal-winning US Gymnastics team, also known as the Final Five, are a force to be reckoned with.

Simone Biles might be the best known and decorated in the group, but her fellow gymnasts - Madison Kocian, Aly Raisman, Laurie Hernandez and Gabby Douglas - are also pretty damn incredible.

Following the closing ceremony, the squad hit the beach to relax after an impressive medal haul at the Games.

But when Biles shared a picture to Snapchat of her and two teammates on the beach, one (male) Twitter user tried to body-shame them - and failed miserably. 

“Y’all find this attractive? lmaaoo,” he wrote, alongside a screenshot of Biles’ Snapchat, featuring her and Madison Kocian (L) and Aly Raisman (R).

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Full of Olympic spirit (and common decency), other Twitter users jumped to the athlete’s defence.  

One user, whose tweet has been retweeted more than the original, reads: “They’re the best gymnasts in the world. I promise you, they didn’t get those abs to impress your dusty ass.” 

Others piled on.

The moral of the story? Don’t mess with the Final Five.

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