Gymnastics legend, Simone Biles, shone on the Stuttgart World Cup qualifying day on Saturday to access the five individual and team finals , also leaving two actions to remember, which will now be known as’ Biles II ‘and’ Biles’.
The American gymnast was right with her triple mortal double in the floor exercise that from now on will be called ‘Biles II’ (there is already another exercise on the ground baptized as ‘Biles I’).
“Re-enter history with its spectacular triple double on the ground. What a moment!” , said the American Gymnastics Federation on Twitter.
In addition, in the balance beam, he made his exit with double-double, double mortal backwards with two turns, which will be known as the ‘Biles’ .
“It’s great to get it,” he said shyly at the end of this exercise. Biles, 22, aspires in the German city to expand his record of 14 World Championships.
The four-time Olympic champion star will star in the team final on Tuesday, then will have the general contest on Thursday and the apparatus finals next weekend, as she has qualified for the finals of the four women’s gymnastics apparatus .
“I think I can still do better, but the goal tonight (Saturday) was not to be great, but simply to do things right and I have the feeling that I have achieved it: I am qualified for all finals!” congratulated the American gymnast.
Biles dominated the classification of the general contest (with a total score of 59,432), with more than two points of advantage over the rest of gymnasts, as well as those of ground (14,833) and balance bar (14,800).
In addition, he had the second best jump score (15,199) and the seventh in the asymmetric bars, the device in which he usually has more difficulties (14,733).
Spain to Tokyo 2020
In the team competition, Biles and his teammates from the US team signed the best score (174.06), ahead of the Chinese (169,161) and the Russian (168,080).
These three countries already had the qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Games having won the medals in the Team World Cup held in 2018.
This Saturday, the teams from France, Canada, Holland, Great Britain, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Japan and Spain also got their ticket to Tokyo, which also put their gymnast Cintia Rodríguez in the final of the general contest and Popa Roxana in the of soil.
Brazil (14th), Argentina (19th) and Mexico (21st) were left without an Olympic place.