Olympic all-around champion Simone Biles stated the gymnast she maximum needs to overcome in Tokyo is herself and that she is enthusiastic about attempting issues within the game that had been as soon as “impossible”.
The 24-year-old has gained a report 25 global championship medals, 19 of which can be gold, and has gained each all-around festival she has contested since 2013.
She additionally gained 4 gold medals, and a bronze, on the Rio Video games and is absolutely anticipated so as to add to that tally in Tokyo.
“I am seeking to be higher than I used to be on the final meet, so I am seeking to beat myself,” Biles informed NBC tv.
“And so now I am doing issues that had been impossible to the game, or even for myself, and it is truthfully loopy however I am in point of fact excited as a result of I believe like I have driven my limits.”
Previous this yr Biles turned into the primary lady to land a Yurchenko double-pike vault in festival.
Biles, who over the weekend confessed to being bored as she moved from her lodge room to practices below strict coronavirus protocols, on Monday posted a triumphant picture appearing her and a staff mate in entrance of a wall on the Olympic Village in Tokyo.
One of the crucial trade gymnasts at the U.S. girls’s staff examined certain for the coronavirus on Monday and some other trade used to be made up our minds to be an in depth touch, USA Gymnastics stated in a commentary on Monday, however the remainder of the staff used to be proceeding to organize for the Video games.
The Tokyo gymnastics festival will get underway on July 24 with the boys’s qualification spherical, and the ladies’s festival begins an afternoon later.