Biles wins seventh national all-around championship, most in U.S. women’s gymnastics history
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FORT WORTH, Texas, June 6, 2021 (updated June 9, 2021) – Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre claimed another spot in the record books Sunday at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, notching a seventh U.S. senior women’s all-around title – the most in history. Biles (119.650) ran away from the competition on Day 2, stretching a 2.2-point lead to nearly five full points. Sunisa Lee of St. Paul, Minn./Midwest Gymnastics Center finished second with a 114.950, and Biles’ World Champions Centre teammate Jordan Chiles (114.450) rounded out the top three. Biles also claimed the top spot on vault (31.025), balance beam (29.250) and floor exercise (29.600). Lee notched the national title on uneven bars with a 30.200.
Annual awards for the women’s artistic discipline were announced following the event. Biles was named Athlete of the Year, while her coach Laurent Landi received Coach of the Year honors. Veteran gymnasts Laurie Hernandez of Old Bridge, N.J./Gym-Max Gymnastics and MyKayla Skinner of Gilbert, Ariz./Desert Lights Gymnastics were named Co-Sportswomen of the Year.
Eighteen individuals were selected to the U.S. Senior Women’s National Team at the event’s conclusion and will advance to the U.S. Olympic Team Trials later in the month:
- Simone Biles, Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre
- Skye Blakely, Frisco, Texas/WOGA Gymnastics
- Jade Carey, Phoenix, Ariz./Arizona Sunrays
- Jordan Chiles, Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre
- Kayla DiCello, Boyds, Md./Hill’s Gymnastics
- Amari Drayton, Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre
- Kara Eaker, Grain Valley, Mo./Great American Gymnastics Express
- Addison Fatta, Wrightsville, Pa./Prestige Gymnastics
- Shilese Jones, Westerville, Ohio/Future Gymnastics Academy
- Emily Lee, Los Gatos, Calif./West Valley Gymnastics School
- Sunisa Lee, St. Paul, Minn./Midwest Gymnastics Center
- Emma Malabuyo, Flower Mound, Texas/Texas Dreams
- Grace McCallum, Isanti, Minn./Twin City Twisters
- Riley McCusker, Brielle, N.J./Arizona Sunrays
- Zoe Miller, Spring, Texas, World Champions Centre
- Ava Siegfeldt, Williamsburg, Va./World Class Gymnastics
- MyKayla Skinner, Gilbert, Ariz./Desert Lights Gymnastics
- Leanne Wong, Overland Park, Kan./Great American Gymnastics Express
Per the Athlete Selection Procedures for the 2020 Olympic Games, the Athlete Selection Committee reviewed all petitions that were received prior to the end of the U.S. Championships. The Committee reviewed three petitions – from Riley McCusker, Chellsie Memmel, and Morgan Hurd – and approved the petition for Riley based on the criteria outlined in the Procedures. The petition process has now concluded, and no additional names will be added to the Senior Women’s National Team or to the U.S. Olympic Trials.
The top-three individual event placements are listed below by apparatus.
- Vault: 1. Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, 31.350; 2. MyKayla Skinner of Gilbert, Ariz./Desert Lights Gymnastics, 29.900; 3. Jordan Chiles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, 29.850
- Uneven bars: 1. Sunisa Lee of St. Paul, Minn./Midwest Gymnastics Center, 30.200; 2. Riley McCusker of Brielle, N.J./Arizona Sunrays, 29.750; 3. Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, 29.450
- Balance beam: 1. Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, 29.250; 2. Sunisa Lee of St. Paul, Minn./Midwest Gymnastics Center, 28.600; 3. Grace McCallum of Isanti, Minn./Twin City Twisters, 28.400
- Floor exercise: 1. Simone Biles Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, 29.600; 2. Kayla DiCello of Boyds, Md./Hill’s Gymnastics, 28.100; 3. Leanne Wong of Overland Park, Kan./Great American Gymnastics Express, 27.800