I’m not the subsequent Usain Bolt or Michael Phelps – I’m the primary Simone Biles.

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I’m the primary Simone Biles

Simone Biles

“I’m not the subsequent Usain Bolt or Michael Phelps – I’m the primary Simone Biles,” stated the American gymnastic powerhouse on the Rio 2016 Olympic games, and her remark struck a chord. Nonetheless simply 22, Simone Biles is already in a particularly unique ‘legendary’ class of Olympians, occupied by the likes of the Jamaican sprinter and American swimmer. She is already the best gymnast that ever lived. However, she’s additionally doing it her approach.

Simone Biles rose to fame in 2013 – profitable two World Championship golds aged simply 16, together with the all-around title. She adopted that with 4 Worlds golds in 2014 and one other 4 in 2015.

By the point Rio 2016 – her first Olympics – rolled around, she was already a celebrity and the most popular of sizzling favorites for the title. She didn’t disappoint: Simone Biles gained gold within the all-around, staff, vault and ground, and bronze on the beam.

Tokyo 2020 would be the alternative to cement her Olympic legacy. Gymnastic peak younger, and it’s unknown whether or not she is going to wish to push herself bodily and mentally into one other Olympic cycle for Paris 2024. This summer season is a key alternative for Simone Biles to make an exceptional assertion. She has the power to win gold throughout the board.

Her dominance is constructed on an utter mastery of gymnastic fundamentals: with a tiny four foot eight body, unbelievable athletic potential, and energy, plus a low center of gravity, she is constructed to be the final word gymnast. Add in supreme ranges of onerous work, important creativeness in the case of her craft, and megawatt ranges of character, and she or he is nearly unbeatable.

That creativeness was on present final 12 months on the World Championships in Stuttgart – at which she gained 5 golds together with the all-around title – when she got here up with two different new expertise which can be named after her within the ladies’ code of factors. Simone Biles wowed followers and judges with a triple twisting double tuck on the ground, and a double-twisting double tuck dismount off the steadiness beam, which had beforehand solely existed in gymnastics followers’ imaginations earlier than Simone Biles made them an actuality. Maybe now the world’s most recognizable Olympian, all eyes can be on her to see what she will do in Tokyo.

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Profession Highlights

  • 2019 AP Feminine Athlete of the Yr
  • Named Group USA’s Feminine Olympic Athlete of the Yr for 2019
  • Winner of the USOC’s Better of October (2019) Group USA Award
  • Winner of the 2019 Individuals’ Selection Awards Recreation Changer award
  • 2019 World staff, all-around, vault, steadiness beam & ground train champion. Additionally superior to the uneven bars remaining
  • Has gained 25 World medals (19 gold, three silver, three bronze), which is probably the most in gymnastics historical past
  • Her 19 World gold medals are probably the most ever in gymnastics historical past
  • First lady to win 5 World all-around titles (2013-15, 18-19)
  • First lady to win three World steadiness beam titles (2014-15, 19)
  • First lady to win 5 World ground train titles (2013-15, 2018-19)
  • Most adorned U.S. ladies’ gymnast ever with 30 World/Olympic medals
  • United States Sports activities Academy Athlete of the Month for August 2019
  • Winner of the USOC’s Better of August (2019) Group USA Award
  • 2019 U.S. all-around, vault, steadiness beam & ground train champion and uneven bars bronze medalist
  • Six-time U.S. all-around champion (2013-16, 2018-19)
  • 5-time U.S. vault champion (2014-16, 2018-19)
  • 4-time U.S. steadiness beam champion (2015-16, 2018-19)
  • 4-time U.S. ground train champion (2014, 2016, 2018-19)
  • 2018 Laureus Sportswoman of the Yr
  • 2018 Houston Sports activities Athlete of the Yr
  • 2018 United States Sports activities Academy Feminine Athlete of the Yr
  • Named the Most Dominant Athlete of 2018 by ESPN the Journal
  • November 2018 Hickok Belt Award winner
  • 2018 World staff, all-around, vault and ground train champion, uneven bars silver medalist and steadiness beam bronze medalist
  • Winner of the USOC’s Better of August (2018) Group USA Award
  • 2018 U.S. all-around, vault, uneven bars, steadiness beam & ground train champion
  • Named Sports activities Illustrated’s fittest feminine athlete in 2017
  • Winner of the 2017 ESPY Awards for Finest Feminine Athlete and Finest U.S. Feminine Olympian
  • Positioned fourth on the 24th season of Dancing with the Stars in spring 2017
  • 2016 Laureus World Sportswoman of the Yr
  • 2016 United States Sports activities Academy Feminine Athlete of the Yr
  • 2016 Worldwide Sports activities Press Affiliation (AIPS) Feminine Athlete of the Yr
  • 2016 Related Press Feminine Athlete of the Yr
  • Named ESPN’s Girl of the Yr for 2016
  • 2016 Olympic staff, all-around, vault & ground train champion and steadiness beam bronze medalist
  • Her 4 2016 Olympic gold medals tie the Olympic report for a feminine gymnast in a single games
  • Her 5 2016 Olympic medals tied for probably the most by a U.S. gymnast
  • Winner of the USOC’s Better of June (2016) Group USA Award
  • 2016 U.S. all-around, vault, steadiness beam & ground train champion
  • 2016 Pacific Rim Championships staff & all-around champion
  • USOC’s Feminine Olympic Athlete of the Yr for 2014-15
  • Winner of the USOC’s Better of November (2015) Group USA Award
  • 2015 World staff, all-around, steadiness beam & ground train champion and vault bronze medalist
  • 2015 U.S. all-around, vault & steadiness beam champion and ground train silver medalist
  • 2015 AT&T American Cup champion
  • USOC Athlete of the Month for October 2014
  • 2014 Girls’ Sports activities Basis’s particular person Sportswoman of the Yr
  • First lady to win 4 gold medals at a single World Championships (2014) because of the Soviet Union’s Ludmilla Tourischeva in 1974.
  • 2014 World staff, all-around, steadiness beam & ground train champion and vault silver medalist
  • 2014 U.S. all-around, ground train & vault champion and steadiness beam silver medalist
  • 2013 World all-around & ground train champion, vault silver medalist and steadiness beam bronze medalist
  • 2013 U.S. all-around champion and vault, uneven bars, steadiness beam & ground train silver medalist
  • 2013 AT&T American Cup silver medalist

Nationwide Competitors Outcomes

  • 2019 World Group Choice Camp, Sarasota, Fla. – 1st-AA
  • 2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Kansas Metropolis, Mo. – 1st-AA, VT, BB, FX; Third-UB
  • 2019 GK U.S. Basic, Louisville, Ky. – 1st-AA, FX; Third-BB; Fifth-UB
  • 2018 World Group Choice Camp, Sarasota, Fla. – 1st-AA
  • 2018 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Boston, Mass. – 1st-AA, VT, UB, BB, FX
  • 2018 GK U.S. Basic, Columbus, Ohio – 1st-AA, BB, FX
  • 2016 U.S. Olympic Group Trials, San Jose, Calif. – 1st-AA, VT, FX; 4th-UB(T), BB
  • 2016 P&G Championships, St. Louis, Mo. – 1st-AA, VT, BB, FX; 4th-UB
  • 2016 Secret U.S. Basic, Hartford, Conn. – 1st-BB; Fifth-UB
  • 2015 P&G Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. – 1st-AA, VT, BB; 2nd-FX; Fifth-UB
  • 2015 Secret U.S. Basic, Chicago, In poor health. – 1st-AA, VT, BB, FX; 4th-UB
  • 2014 P&G Championships, Pittsburgh, Pa. – 1st-AA, VT, FX; 2nd-BB(T); 4th-UB
  • 2014 Secret U.S. Basic, Chicago, In poor health. – 1st-AA, VT, BB(T), FX; 4th-UB
  • 2013 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. – 1st-AA; 2nd-VT, UB, BB, FX
  • 2013 Secret U.S. Basic, Chicago, In poor health. – Seventh-BB; Eighth-FX(T)
  • 2012 Visa Championships, St. Louis, Mo. – 1st-VT; Third-AA; Sixth-UB, BB(T), FX (Jr. Div.)
  • 2012 Secret U.S. Basic, Chicago, In poor health. – 1st-AA, VT; 2nd-FX(T); Sixth-BB (Jr. Div.)
  • 2012 American Basic, Huntsville, Texas – 1st-AA, VT; 2ND-FX(T); Third-BB; 4th-UB (Jr. 2)
  • 2011 Visa Championships, Saint Paul, Minn. – Seventh-VT(T) (Jr. Div.)
  • 2011 CoverGirl Basic, Chicago, In poor health. – Fifth-VT(T), FX (Jr. Div.)
  • 2011 American Basic, Huntsville, Texas – 1st-VT, BB; Third-AA; 4th-FX; Eighth-UB (Jr. 1)
  • 2011 Gliders Elite Qualifier, Riverside, Calif. – 1st-VT, BB, AA; Third-FX; Fifth-UB
  • 2010 2010 Girls’ Junior Olympic Degree 10 Nationwide Championships (Junior A), Dallas, Texas – 1st -FX, Third-VT(T)

Worldwide Competitors Outcomes

  • 2019 World Championships, Stuttgart, Germany – 1st-Group, AA, VT, BB, FX; Fifth-UB
  • 2019 DTP Pokal World Cup, Stuttgart, Germany – 1st-AA
  • 2018 World Championships, Doha, Qatar – 1st-Group, AA, VT, FX; 2nd-UB; Third-BB
  • 2016 Olympic games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – 1st-Group, AA, VT, FX; Third-BB
  • 2016 Pacific Rim Championships, Everett, Wash. – 1st-Group, AA
  • 2015 World Championships, Glasgow, Nice Britain – 1st-Group, AA, BB, FX; Third-VT
  • 2015 Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy – 1st-Group, AA, VT, BB, FX
  • 2015 AT&T American Cup, Arlington, Texas – 1st-AA
  • 2014 World Championships, Nanning, China – 1st-Group, AA, BB, FX; 2nd-VT
  • 2013 World Championships, Antwerp, Belgium – 1st-AA, FX; 2nd-VT; Third-BB; 4th-UB
  • 2013 USA, Germany, Romania Tri-Meet, Chemnitz, Germany – 1st-Group; 2nd-AA(T)
  • 2013 Metropolis of Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy – 1st-Group, AA, VT, BB, FX
  • 2013 AT&T American Cup, Worcester, Mass. – 2nd-AA
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