Kansas City: Gymnast Simone Biles cemented herself as one of the leading gymnastic stalwarts, as she won the sixth US women’s gymnastics title here on Sunday.
In the two-day all-around performance, Biles got total of 118.500, ahead of five points of Sunisa Lee in second and eight points of Grace McCallum at the third position.
The 22-year-old won five medals in Rio Olympics, four of them gold, and has more world titles than any other gymnast, male or female.
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Speaking on her latest achievement, she said “I was so relieved,” she said of the triple-double. “Today I was very, very pleased.”
The Olympian began her preparations for the Tokyo Olympics by drilling her boundary-pushing triple-twisting, double-flip at the end of her first tumbling run on floor exercise.
When Biles made a comeback to gymnastics after a year break following the Rio Olympics, American gymnast was willing for more medals or had anything left to prove.
According to a report on USA Today, Biles wanted to challenge herself, to see how much she could wring out of her otherworldly talent. In doing so, she is pushing the boundaries of the sport beyond where anyone could ever imagined.