Gymnast goes for Olympic geek gold, performs to Legend of Zelda song

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Dec 17, 2012, 3:27 PM EST

The summer Olympics in London have captured the world's imagination this week, and for one young competitor, it served as an international stage to show off her geek cred.

Like many other athletes, Mexican gymnast Elsa Garcia Rodriguez Blancas performed a floor routine this week at the London games.

The cool part? Her routine was set to music from the Nintendo videogame The Legend of Zelda. Specifically, an arrangement performed by violinist Lindsey Stirling.

Check out her awesome moves in the (admittedly low-quality) clip below:

Sadly, the judges didn't seem to think much of her song choice—or performance, either—as she placed 35th in the event.

To get a better feel for the song, here's a full version below:

(Via The Mary Sue)