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Shawn Johnson
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Shawn Johnson on top of the all-around podium at the 2008 U.S. National Championships.
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Full name Shawn Machel Johnson East
Country represented United States
Height 4 ft 9 in (145 cm)
Discipline Women's Artistic Gymnastics
Level Senior International Elite
Years on national team 2004 –
Club Chow's Gymnastics and Dance Institute
Head coach(es) Liang Chow
Assistant coach(es) Liwen Zhuang
Music August's Rhapsody from August Rush

Shawn Machel Johnson East (born January 19, 1992) is an American artistic gymnast. She is the 2008 Olympic women's balance beam gold medalist.

Johnson East is the daughter of Doug and Teri Johnson. Her parents put her in a gymnastics class after they saw her climbing up cabinets and jumping down from tables. When she was six, Liang Chow opened a gymnastics school in her city. She was one of Chow's first students when he opened the school.

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