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“What can’t you do?” This is how it appeared in a Twitter message from the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee.
Simon Biles shocked the world when he became The first woman to complete YurchenkoDouble shaft“.
In another tweet, the US team said: “With our jaws on the ground. Simone_Biles is still in the air.”
On Saturday, the world and Olympic gymnastics champion made the jump that a woman had never made before during an official competition, because they only did it historically. Men’s.
Moreover, Cuban-American gymnast Daniel Leva, a three-time Olympic medalist, wrote on the social network: “I just want to remind everyone that this jump is not seen much on the men’s side.”
He added, “Simone_Biles is the greatest athlete of all time.”
It is one of the most difficult movements in gymnastics: the athlete arrives on a rack or back jump table, after making a wheel on the floor and pushing on a small trampoline.
Then he made a file Double twist with legs extended.
Such was the speed and power he achieved so much that he had to take a few steps back when he hit the mat.
Although her landing was somewhat flawed, the 24-year-old gymnast ended up on her feet, outstretched her arms and a big smile.
Applause was quick at the GK US Classic, which was held in Indianapolis, as the judges tried to evaluate something unprecedented.
Namely, the movement, named after the Soviet gymnast Natalia Yurchenko, “is not currently in the regulations and in the women’s registration system, which requires judges to set a temporary difficulty score of 6, 6”, he wrote. Louise Radnowski in The Wall Street Journal.
“This result made her the hardest jump a woman had ever made, even though Biles and her coaches still believed that she should have taken a higher score.”
Speaking to NBC, the gymnast said in regards to the score, they expected it to be 6.8 (difficulty), but there was no point in discussing it to change it. He said, “Okay.”
Bells You have already trained on the movement In warm-ups during the event, and weeks before, in rehearsals, when he had already impressed those who watched his achievement.
One of them was NBA star LeBron James, who retweeted a previous video of Biles doing the jump and wrote: “OMG!”
After completing all rounds of training and hardware, she reached the highest score: 58.4, followed by fellow countryman Jordan Chiles with 57.1 and Kayla Decilo with 56.1.
“I’m proud How things went today, although it was a bit difficult and unusual. But it was good. “
Which is that the gymnast ran into some minor problems with her floor routine and uneven bars
Suffice to say, Bills has not competed in competitions since October 2019.
In two weeks’ time, there will be another American championship, this time in Texas, after which all eyes will be on the Olympic Games in Japan, where Biles can continue his reign.
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