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Simone Biles wins record seventh full women's national title

2021-06-08T21:56:21.803Z

Simone Biles took home her record seventh women's national title at the American Gymnastics Championships in Fort Worth, Texas.



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(CNN) -

American gymnastics star and world champion Simone Biles took home her record seventh women's national title at the American Gymnastics Championships in Fort Worth, Texas on Sunday.

Biles, a four-time Olympic gold medalist who is expected to be the lynchpin of the U.S. women's gymnastics team for this summer's Tokyo Olympics, won with a score of 119,650, 4.7 points ahead of the runner-up Sunisa Lee.

Biles' teammate Jordan Chiles finished third with a score of 114,450.

"I feel like I tried to enjoy it because it could be one of my last championships that I will attend," Biles said.

"But it is also the road to Tokyo, and after this we have evidence, so we have to embrace the moment."

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Sunisa Lee, left, Simone Biles and Jordan Chiles, right, stand on their respective podiums after finishing in the top three after the United States Gymnastics Championships, Sunday, June 6, 2021, in Fort Worth, Texas. .

Biles' seven titles are more than any American female gymnast has.

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After the 2020 Olympics were postponed due to the pandemic, Biles trained harder and tried more skills, such as a double plank, and a double somersault.

The United States Olympic Team Trials will take place June 24-27 in St. Louis.

The Tokyo Olympics are scheduled to begin in late July, unless postponed or canceled.

"I feel like each championship stands out for a different reason, but this one stands out specifically because it is the road to Tokyo," said Biles.

"We went out here and did what we were supposed to do."

- CNN's Holly Yan contributed to this report.d

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Source: cnnespanol

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