After sitting out a number of occasions to concentrate on her psychological well being, the 24-year-old gymnast returned to Olympic competition on Tuesday, August 3, to take part within the steadiness beam closing. Her comeback efficiency, which led to an unimaginable double pike dismount, earned her a rating of 14.000 and the bronze medal. So, because the GOAT heads house, she’ll be taking along with her the bronze particular person medal, in addition to the group’s silver medal from earlier within the competitors.
Simone’s teammate Suni Lee, who won gold in the individual all-around competition on July 29, completed in fifth place within the steadiness beam closing. In the meantime, gymnast Guan Chenchen took to the highest spot with a rating of 14.633 and Tang Xijing adopted shut behind with 14.233.
It was simply yesterday that USA Gymnastics announced Simone’s return to the mat, sharing that the athlete would compete within the occasion, alongside teammate Suni.