Simone Biles, 24, crushed the U.S. Gymnastics Championship on Sunday night—and made history while doing it. Biles took home her seventh all-around gold medal at the Senior Women's Competition at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. With this win, she would became the first woman to win seven straight titles at the U.S. Gymnast Championship in history. Biles now ties with gymnast Alfred Jochim for the most titles by an American.
After winning,this is what Simone had to say,
“It's really emotional, especially going into my second time doing an Olympic run. It's really crazy, and I appreciate everyone that's come out to watch and support us, especially after the year we've had,” Biles said.
“I feel like I did try to enjoy it because it could be one of my last championships that I'll attend,” Biles said, per Olympics.com. “But it's also the road to Tokyo, and after this, we have trials, so we just have to really embrace the moment.”
“I feel like every single championship stands out for a different reason, but this one stands out specifically because it's the road to Tokyo,” Biles continued. “We came out here, and we did what we were supposed to.”
Maann, congratulations to Simone Biles!! Can't wait to see what she does in Tokoyo!