Tokyo 2020 News: US Gymnast Simone Biles Wins Bronze Medal at Tokyo Olympics!
On the 11th day of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, US gymnast Simone Biles placed 3rd in the balance beam.
The 24-year-old athlete, who did not qualify for the general classification, jumping table, asymmetric bar and floor machine finals in artistic gymnastics due to the mental health problems he experienced in Tokyo 2020, struggled in the balance beam held today.
Biles, who scored 14,000 points on the balance beam, fell behind 18-year-old Chinese Xijing Tang, who scored 14,233. Lastly, another Chinese gymnast who competed, 16-year-old Chenchen Guan, placed in the first place with 14,633 points, and the US athlete fell to the third place and became the owner of the bronze medal.
In this category, Chenchen Guan (16) won the gold and his compatriot Xijing Tang (18) won the silver.
Biles Wins His 31st Medal!
Simone Biles, who has 19 gold, 3 silver and bronze medals in the world championships, is the gymnast with the most medals in the world championships. Biles increased this number to 31 with the medals he won at the Olympics.
The future decision of Biles, who could not fight as he wanted in Tokyo 2020 due to mental health problems, is also eagerly awaited. If she decides to continue, Biles will have the opportunity to become the most decorated gymnast of all time, surpassing Belarusian gymnast Vitaly Scherbo (33) and Russian Larisa Latynina (32) with 3 medals she will win in the world championships and Olympic games.