Biles received the bronze medal within the stability beam, ending simply behind China’s Guan Chenchen and Tang Xijing. It was Biles’ second medal of the Tokyo Video games after getting the silver within the staff all-around closing regardless of dropping out after her vault try.
The celebrity gymnast now has seven whole Olympic medals to her title. The quantity ties Shannon Miller’s mark for many Olympic medals for an American gymnast.
Within the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, Biles took residence 4 gold medals and a bronze. She was first within the staff closing, all-around, vault and flooring train. She received a bronze within the stability beam.
Miller first received medals on the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. She completed these video games with two silver medals and three bronze medals. She received her first gold within the 1996 Olympics. She received gold within the staff closing and the stability beam.
It was Biles’ first occasion because the all-around staff closing final week. Biles withdrew from the occasion after her vault try and subsequently pulled out of the person all-around and two different equipment occasions earlier than committing to the stability beam closing within the final girls’s gymnastics occasion of the Olympics.
Biles obtained cheers from her teammates as she was on the stability beam. She had one connection problem in her try however by no means slipped and by no means faltered.
She completed her efficiency with a double pike, managing to beat the “twisties” she and so many different gymnasts had talked about earlier within the week.
Biles had dropped out of among the earlier occasions final week due to psychological well being causes.
By means of all of it, she nonetheless managed to make her mark on U.S. Olympic historical past.