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Olympics Latest: Biles wins balance beam bronze in return

Simone Biles has won a bronze medal in balance beam, her first of the Tokyo Olympics.

News 12 Staff

Aug 3, 2021, 9:49 AM

Updated 1,050 days ago

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Simone Biles has won a bronze medal in balance beam, her first of the Tokyo Olympics.
The American gymnastics star finished behind gold medalist Guan Chenchen and silver medalist Tang Xijing both of China.
A week after taking herself out of several competitions to focus on her mental health, Biles drilled a slightly altered routine on Tuesday.
Biles, using a routine that ended with a double-pike dismount - no twisting required - posted a score of 14.000. That was good enough for second after four competitors during the eight-woman final.


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