After a flip-filled weekend, Simone Biles added to her checklist of accolades and expanded on data on the earth of girls’s gymnastics. On June 6, following the second session of the 2021 US Gymnastics Championships, the 24-year-old Olympian got here out victorious within the all-around with a 119.650 complete to rack up her file seventh nationwide all-around title. This broke the tie she beforehand held with Clara Schroth-Lomady.
Biles received by nearly 5 complete factors, adopted by 2019 Worlds staff gold medalist Sunisa Lee. Jordan Chiles, the 2018 Pacific Rim Championships staff, vault, and ground champion, obtained third place within the all-around. Biles and Chiles prepare collectively at World Champions Centre in Spring, TX.
Biles, who took first place on ground and beam as nicely, didn’t showcase her iconic Yurchenko double pike vault that she debuted two weeks in the past on the GK US Traditional throughout both night time of competitors. Nonetheless, for each classes this weekend, she wore a leotard embellished with a billy goat in honor of her “biggest of all time” standing.
“It is actually emotional particularly going into my second time doing an Olympic run,” Biles mentioned after her win. “It is actually loopy, and I admire everybody that is come out to observe and help us particularly after the yr we have had.”
Forward, take a look at some highlights from Biles’s performances on the 2021 US Gymnastics Championships. Subsequent cease Olympic trials — the place the highest two all-arounders mechanically make the staff — and a visit to Tokyo!