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!!
What did Simone Biles do?
Simone Arianne Biles (born March 14, 1997) is an American artistic gymnast. With a combined total of 32 Olympic and World Championship medals, Biles is tied as the most decorated gymnast of all time. Biles’ seven Olympic medals also ties Shannon Miller for the most Olympic medals won by an American female gymnast.
Will Simone still compete in individuals?
“After further medical evaluation, Simone Biles has withdrawn from the final individual all-around competition. We wholeheartedly support Simone’s decision and applaud her bravery in prioritizing her well-being.
Who replaces Simone on floor?
Biles will be replaced in the floor final Britain’s Jennifer Gadirova. Biles came to Tokyo as the biggest star of these Olympics, projected to win a record five gold medals.
How many medals does Simone need?
Biles has won 36 total medals during her career — 27 gold, five silver and four bronze. Of those 36 medals, she won five at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
How many medals has Simone Biles won?
How many times has Simone Biles gone to the Olympics?
Although Biles had only competed at one Olympics before, her medal count coming into Tokyo was higher than most gymnasts get in their entire career. At the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, Biles won five Olympic medals: four gold and one bronze.