US gymnast Biles confirms world championships berth

first_imgCanadian vaping study details danger from ‘popcorn lung’ chemical FILE – Gold medalist Simone Biles of the U.S. celebrates after her floor exercise on the second and last day of the apparatus finals of the Gymnastics World Championships at the Aspire Dome in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)Simone Biles won the all-around competition at the US selection camp Sunday to confirm her spot on a fifth straight gymnastics World Championships team.Biles, undefeated in official all-around competition for six years, will tie Kerri Strug as the only US women to compete at worlds in five different years when she takes part in the 2019 championships in Stuttgart, Germany, next month.ADVERTISEMENT Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games01:38‘Bato’ to be ‘most effective’ CHR head? It’s for public to decide – Gascon02:07Aquino to Filipinos: Stand up vs abuses before you suffer De Lima’s ordeal01:28Ex-President Noynoy Aquino admits contracting pneumonia00:45Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issue MOST READ Liverpool 5 points clear at top after beating Chelsea 2-1 Matteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014? Becoming his own mancenter_img LATEST STORIES Biles tallied 58.55 points to prevail by .35 over Sunisa Lee.Biles had the top score on floor exercise and vault among 15 gymnasts competing in Sarasota, Florida.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSBecoming his own manSPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40She opened on floor with the “triple-double” tumbling pass, the never-before-seen move featuring two flips and three twists which she debuted at the national championships in August.Biles claimed the lone automatic world championships team spot by winning the all-around. This jewelry designer is also an architect The rest of the US team will be chosen by the selection committee.Five more women will be named to the world championships team after another day of competition on Monday.The World Championships, which start on October 4, are the forerunner to the 2020 Tokyo Games, where Biles will be aiming to add to the five medals — four of them gold — that she won at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016.ADVERTISEMENT Ethel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ P11-B loan for SEA Games hosting not an issue — Cayetano DTI creates Marahuyo, a luxe Filipino fashion brand for global buyers View commentslast_img

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