She did it before the trials.
Then that troubled boy could be made into an Olympic champion.
This was his first major win.
He was dealing with nagging remnants from injuries to his knee and back and ankle.
Ironically, it was in doing so that she revealed just a little too much.
Getty Images A podium finish in the individual event had proven frustratingly elusive for the veteran, who was sixth in 2008, fourth at London 2012 then fifth in 2016.