You asked: How is the US Olympic gymnastics team chosen?

Who will make the USA Gymnastics Olympic team?

Leading the charge, as expected, is reigning Olympic champion Simone Biles. She’ll be joined by newcomers Sunisa Lee, Jordan Chiles and Grace McCallum in the team competition. Jade Carey and Mykayla Skinner will round out Team USA as individual competitors. Four alternates will also travel to Japan.

How did Jade Carey qualify for the Olympics?

Carey earned a spot in Tokyo by taking advantage of what turned out to be a one-time-only offer by the International Gymnastics Federation. The sport’s governing body made a provision for the 2020 Games that allowed athletes to lock up an individual nominative spot if they racked up enough points at World Cup events.

Did Laurie Hernandez make the 2021 Olympic team?

WASHINGTON — While Laurie Hernandez hoped to be competing at this year’s Summer Games, the Olympic gold medal gymnast is instead in Tokyo working as a commentator for NBC. Hernandez had suffered an injury at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships that ultimately cost her a spot at the Olympic trials.

Will Simone Biles compete in 2021?

Simone Biles will compete in Tuesday’s beam event at the Tokyo Olympics, USA Gymnastics announced Monday. “We are so excited to confirm that you will see two U.S. athletes in the balance beam final tomorrow — Suni Lee AND Simone Biles!!

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Why is Jade Carey beam so low?

After struggling to catch her release moves in the warm-up, Carey nailed her routine in competition. She scored a 13.5, which is six tenths lower than her qualification. Carey did not perform all the skills in this routine that she did in qualifications, resulting in a lower difficulty score.