New era of Olympic champions eye Tokyo 2020 glory

Simone Biles

US gymnast Simone Biles takes part in a training session at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre in Tokyo on July 22, 2021, on the eve of the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Photo credit: Loic Venance | AFP

What you need to know:

  • In essence, the biggest challenger to Biles is herself as she has not lost an all-around competition since 2013, re-defining her sport along the way.
  • Frustratingly for any young challengers, Biles has suggested she could be persuaded to continue until the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Tokyo, Japan


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