Back on Tuesday to close the gymnastics events, Simone Biles took a nice third place on balance beam with a score of 14,000 enough to beat the Canadian Elsabeth Black and her compatriot Sunisa Lee, who succeeded her as Olympic champion. in the general individual competition.
Quadruple Olympic champion in Rio, the Texan leaves Tokyo with two charms (the other in silver in the all-around team competition).
In this competition on the beam, Biles was beaten by the Chinese Xijing Tang (14.233) and Chenchen Guan (14.633), who offered China a 32nd gold medal one hour after her compatriot Zou Jingyuan, titled in the men's category in parallel bars.
The full Olympic program
The Olympic medal table