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Along with the team final, she individually qualified into the all-around, vault, balance beam, and floor exercise finals, all in first place.
On August 9, Biles won her first Olympic gold medal in the gymnastics team event. The only gymnast for Team USA to compete on all four events in the final, she contributed scores of Biles had the highest scores on vault, balance beam, and floor; she had the only score over 15 on balance beam in the finals.
In the women's vault, she won her second individual gold medal with a score of In the women's balance beam final, she grabbed the beam, scoring a Despite her mistake, wobbly routines from France's Marine BoyerBrazil's Flavia SaraivaChina's Fan YilinRomania's Catalina Ponorand Canadian Isabela Onyshkocombined with her high difficulty score, allowed her to grab bronze behind teammate Laurie Hernandez who won silver with a score of In the women's floor exercise final, she won gold with a score of Teammate Aly Raisman won silver with a score of She contributed to an historic feat for the gymnastics team, with USA claiming a medal on every event for the first time since A homecoming parade for Biles in Spring, Texas on August 24, With four Olympic gold medals, Biles set an American record for most gold medals in women's gymnastics at a single Games, and equaled a number of other records with her medals won in Rio.
The overall record for most women's Olympic gymnastics medals at a single games majority goldremains six medals Latynina,andKeleti,Caslavska,Daniela Silivas Biles and her teammate Gabby Douglas are the only American female gymnasts to win both the individual all-around gold and team gold at the same Olympic games.
Douglas won both in the London games. As the first American female gymnast to be given the honor,  Biles was chosen by Team USA to be the flag bearer in the closing ceremonies. A body in Motion, A Life in Balance.
According to the Los Angeles TimesBiles stated, "I want people to reach for their dreams and there are so many people who have inspired me with their love and encouragement along the way-and I want to pass on that inspiration to readers. She was paired with professional dancer Sasha Farber.
Romania[ edit ] Romania: Their women's teams have also won team medals at every Olympics from to inclusive, including three victories in, and At the 16 World Championships from to inclusive, the women's team failed to medal only twice in and and has won the team title seven times, including five victories in a row — The Romanian women's team failed to qualify for the Summer Olympicsbut they may send one individual gymnast.
Artistic gymnastics in the United States United States: While isolated American gymnasts, including Kurt Thomas and Cathy Rigbywon medals in World Championship meets in the s, the United States team was largely considered a "second power" until the mid- to late s, when American gymnasts began medaling consistently in major, fully attended competitions.Xcel Diamond Gymnastics Meet 2016
Inthe Olympic men's team won the gold. Also inMary Lou Retton became the first American Olympic all-around champion and won individual medals as well. InKim Zmeskal became the first American world all-around champion. At the Olympicsthe American women won their first team medal bronzeas well as their highest all-around ranking, a silver medal by Shannon Millerin a fully attended Games.
In men's gymnastics, Trent Dimas was able to capture the gold medal on the horizontal bar. This was the second time that an American gymnast, male or female, won a gold medal in an Olympics held outside the United States. At the Olympics and Olympicsthe U.
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Of particular note is that at the World Championships in MelbourneAmerican women won the gold and silver the all-around and went 1—2 in every single event final except vault in which they placed third. They continue to be one of the most dominant forces in the sport. The men's team has also matured, making the medal podium at both the and Olympics; they also made the podium at the and World Championships.
Paul Hammthe most successful U. He followed this up by winning the gold medal at the Olympic Games. China[ edit ] China has developed strong, successful programs in both WAG and MAG over the past 25 years, earning both team and individual medals. The Chinese men's team won the team gold at the OlympicsOlympicsand every team world championship sinceexcept inwhen they placed fifth.
They have produced such individual gymnasts as Olympic and world all-around champions Li Xiaoshuang and Yang Wei Though for many years considered a two-event team uneven bars and balance beamthey have developed and continue to develop successful all-around gymnasts, such as Olympic all-around bronze medalists, Liu XuanZhang Nan and Yang Yilin.
However, like the former USSR, they have been plagued by some Western media reports relating to their grueling and sometimes cruel training methods and age falsification accusations.
Japan[ edit ] Japan was largely dominant in MAG during the s and s, winning every Olympic team title from through thanks to individual gymnasts such as Olympic all-around champions Sawao Kato and Yukio Endo. Several innovations pioneered by Japanese gymnasts during this era have remained in the sport, including the Tsukahara vault. Japanese male gymnasts have re-emerged as a team to reckon with since winning a team gold at the Olympics.
Six-time world champion and Two-time Olympic All-around gold medalist Kohei Uchimura is widely considered to be the best all-around gymnast ever.
The women have been less successful, but there have been such standouts as Olympic and world medalist Keiko Tanaka Ikedawho competed in the s and s.