Simone Biles stands out by performing the most challenging jump in gymnastics

Simone Biles announced her triumphant return to the world stage on Sunday by taking first place in the women’s all-around at the 2023 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. She became the pioneer to successfully perform the “double Yurchenko vault” during an international competition , which resulted in naming this feat Biles II in honor of the athlete who won 19 world titles.

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Obtaining an overall score of 58.865, Biles topped the qualification, positioning herself prominently to advance to the individual finals and the all-around final at the end of the week.

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After the qualifying round, the 26-year-old led on three apparatus – floor, vault and balance beam – and came second on the uneven bars behind her teammate, Shilese Jones. Team USA displayed an impressive score of 171.395 in qualifications, providing a solid position to advance to the team finals based on performance thus far. Most of the other teams have not yet completed their qualifications, but it seems highly likely that the Americans will qualify, as their total score surpassed the 167.263 mark needed to qualify.

This is Biles’ return to the world stage since the Tokyo 2020 Games, where she faced difficulties due to “twisties”, a mental block that affects the perception of positions in the air. Since then, she has again demonstrated her exceptional skills by winning her record-setting eighth national title overall. In Antwerp, while competing, Biles also made history by becoming the first woman to represent the USA at six world artistic gymnastics championships. At the same time, the US men’s gymnastics team earned its place in the team competition at next year’s Olympic Games in Paris, qualifying for the team final in second place behind Japan.

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