Paris not Tokyo could possibly be final Olympics, hints Simone Biles

Paris not Tokyo could be last Olympics, hints Simone Biles


Winner of the coveted all-around crown together with staff, flooring and vault gold on the 2016 Rio Olympics, Biles had given each indication that the Tokyo Games could be her aggressive swan music.

But the 24-year-old American hinted throughout her look on the Team USA digital media summit on Wednesday that she would possibly delay retirement and attempt to compete in Paris in a person occasion reminiscent of the ground train the place she is a five-time world champion.

Biles stated she was getting some strain from her French coaches Cecile and Laurent Landi to contemplate Paris and didn’t rule out the thought.

“Right now my main focus is the (Tokyo) Olympic Games,” stated Biles, who has additionally received a file 25 world championship medals. “After, we have a tour that has been put together and I am really excited to go around the U.S. with all the girls and do that 36 city tour.

“Afterwards I’m not so positive as a result of Cecile and Laurent are from Paris and they also have type of guilted me into at the very least being a specialist and coming again.

“But you know the main goal is 2021 Olympics first, tour and then we will have to see.”

The Olympics, delayed one yr by the Covid-19 pandemic, start July 23.

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