Women's gymnastics is a thrilling ride, where powerful women f*cking flip and fly and make you think, "Holy sh*t, is the human body supposed to be capable of that? Can I, too, take flight?"

In order to nail the events, the athletes have to be able to see, and the bun is the most common mechanism the athletes use to get their hair out of their faces (Simone Biles goes for the ponytail, which might be the secret to her success). It is also a fun way to express some individual personality outside of the uniform. Lo and behold, here are the best hair buns (not butt buns, these are teenagers) of Rio.

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1. Aly Raisman, USA

Magical moment that I'll cherish forever 💕

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Looks like: A perfectly heart-shaped candy, or Pebbles from The Flintstones. The style is so iconic that it's already trending among babies.

Support & love from all ages :) this is so adorable. Thanks for the support everyone. On cloud 9 😘

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2 & 3. Ellie and Becky Downie, Great Britain

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