US gymnast Simone Biles competes within the stability beam remaining on Tuesday, August 3. She received the bronze in her much-anticipated return to competitors.
Biles scored an excellent 14.000 factors in Tuesday’s competitors, with a 6.1 in issue and seven.9 in execution. Gold medalist Guan Chenchen completed at 14.633, and silver medalist Tang Xijing had a rating of 14.233.
From left, Tang, Guan and Biles pose with their medals.
Biles performs her beam routine on Tuesday. She additionally received bronze on this occasion on the 2016 Olympics.
This was Biles’ first competitors since she withdrew from the staff all-around final week.
Biles was the third of eight gymnasts to compete on the beam Tuesday.
The Worldwide Gymnastics Federation stated Biles’ set consisted of the next: “3/1 wolf flip. Entrance aerial, jumps. Again handspring to 2 format stepouts. Change to change 1/2, pause, again pike. Facet aerial. And two again handsprings to terrific double pike dismount!”
Earlier than beginning her routine, Biles took some deep breathes as the gang started to get excited.
Biles begins her routine on Tuesday.
Biles had pulled out of a number of occasions over the previous week, citing psychological well being considerations. “Bodily and mentally it was not secure for me to do (different occasions) as a result of I couldn’t do the abilities with out jeopardizing my well being and security,” Biles stated after her stability beam bronze. She stated “the one cause why I may do beam was as a result of there was no twisting. So, thank God for that.”
Biles prepares to begin her routine.
Biles reacts after her routine. When she was finished, she obtained a standing ovation.
Biles claps after ending her routine Tuesday.
Coach Cecile Canqueteau-Landi congratulates Biles because it turns into evident she’s going to earn a medal.
Biles watches Tang and Guan embrace after the occasion.
Biles poses along with her bronze medal Tuesday. “It positively feels extra particular, this bronze, than the stability beam bronze at Rio,” she stated. “I’ll cherish it for a very long time.” Biles now has seven Olympic medals, tying her with Shannon Miller for probably the most by an American gymnast.
Biles sits subsequent to educate Cecile Canqueteau-Landi throughout the warm-up Tuesday.
Biles waves to the gang previous to the occasion. Biles and Lee obtained the loudest cheer because the athletes have been launched to the gang.
“It has been a really lengthy week, a really lengthy 5 years,” Biles stated. “I did not count on to medal at the moment. I simply needed to exit and do it for me, and that is what I did.”