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Biles leads women’s all-around on first day of U.S. Olympic team trials – Gymnastics • USA Gymnastics

On an unpredictable night, Simone Biles emerged with a lead of more than two points after Day 1 of women’s competition at the 2024 U.S. Olympic Team Qualifiers – Gymnastics at Target Center.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (June 28, 2024) – On an unpredictable evening Simone Biles (Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre) emerged with a lead of more than two points after Day 1 of the women’s competition at the 2024 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Gymnastics at Target Center.

Biles’ overall score of 58.900 was backed up by impressive scores of 15.975 on the first vault and 14.850 on the floor exercise. She currently sits second on the uneven bars with a 14.425 and fifth on the balance beam with a 13.650. Jordanian chilis (Vancouver, Washington/World Champions Centre) is in second place in the all-around competition with 56,400 points, closely followed by Suni Lee (St. Paul, Minnesota/Midwest Gymnastics Center) in third place with 56.025.

Lee posted the highest score on the balance beam (14.400), while Biles topped both the vault with a total score of 15.387 (15.975, 14.900) and the floor (14.850). After the two-time world champion on the uneven bars sustained a leg injury during the warm-up on the vault, Shilese Jones (Auburn, Washington/Ascend Gymnastics Center) competed only on parallel bars and managed to achieve the maximum score of 14.675.

The men’s action continues on Saturday, June 29, when the 2024 U.S. Men’s Olympic Team will be named after the competition. Five men will be selected for the team, plus two traveling alternates. The event is set for 3 p.m. ET, and the competition will be broadcast live on NBC and streamed on Peacock.

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