US gymnast Simone Biles has confirmed her seat in the upcoming Gymnastics World Championships team. The gymnast made her way by winning the all-around competition at the US selection camp. Simone gathered 58.55 points which helped her to prevail over Sunisa Lee by .35.

Next month, Biles would be face-to-face with Kerri Strug in the 2019 championships in Stuttgart, Germany.

On Monday, five more women will be enlisted to the world championships team. One would also be named as an alternate. The World Championships are scheduled to start on October 4. These championships are held ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Key Takeaways:

  • The 21-year-old US gymnast Simone Biles enters Gymnastics World Championships.
  • She made her way by winning the all-around competition at the US selection camp.
  • The World Championships are scheduled to start on October 4. These championships are being held ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Games. 
  • Even while having a kidney stone, in 2018, Biles performed brilliantly at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships that happened in Qatar.

First Woman To Win 5 US All-Around Titles.

Simone Biles is the first woman to win five US all-around titles at the US Gymnastics Championships.

At the event, Biles reigned in all the four events that were organised. They were floor exercise, balance beam, vault and, uneven bars. Furthermore, she mentioned that she is feeling special as she came back after a long time.

At the event, Biles reigned in all the four events that were organised. They were floor exercise, balance beam, vault and, uneven bars. Furthermore, she mentioned that she is feeling special as she came back after a long time.

The team USA quoted that Simone Biles the first woman to win all five gold after Dominique Dawes.

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Biles diagnosed with kidney stone

The 21-year-old gymnast has an extremely different level of dedication which doesn’t need to be proved.

In 2018, Biles performed brilliantly at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships that happened in Qatar. The event marks significance as she discovered about her kidney stone only two days before the championships. However, she posted her picture on a hospital bed and wrote, “We will deal with it after world championships! Fingers crossed it stays okay!!!”

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Murder charge on Biles’ brother

Recently, Simone Biles’ brother named Tevin Biles-Thomas was charged with murder. Her brother is alleged to have killed three men. Alongside, he is also alleged to have injured two others at a New Year’s Eve party.

As per the reports, he was being held in Liberty County, Georgia. Moreover, other arrests have been made except Tevin Biles-Thomas who was arrested on August 29.

The team USA quoted that Simone Biles the first woman to win all five gold after Dominique Dawes.

The incident has reportedly happened in an Airbnb rental above a pizza restaurant in Cleveland.

According to the police officials, a group of men turned up at the party celebration uninvited. The police added that those men were asked to leave but when they didn’t, the subsequent shooting happened.

In the mishap, 23-year-old Devaughn Gibson, 19-year-old DelVaunte Johnson and, 21-year-old Toshon Banks died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds. Along with these three men, a 23-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man were also shot at the party but fortunately survived.

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Udisha Srivastav is an intern with SheThePeople.TV

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