Simone Biles makes history at the Gymnastics World Cup with a Yurchenko with a double pike

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Back on the front line after a two-year absence, American gymnastics superstar, Simone Bilesdazzled on his first day of competition in the Antwerp World Cupachieving an extremely difficult jump this Sunday during the qualifications.

That jump, a Yurchenko with double pike, from now on takes the name of the 26-year-old American. Biles is the first woman to achieve this in an international competition.

She was rewarded with a score of 15,266 points, and they already have a big advantage over their competitors. In total she accumulates 58,565 points at the end of the four devices and commands the classifications after the first three subdivisions (out of a total of ten).

She began her participation in the qualifications with a great exercise on the uneven bars (14,400 pts), before continuing with impeccable performances on the balance beam (14,566) and floor (14,633). But it was the vault where she dazzled the public of the flamenco city.

“He did it! That’s all I can say”smiled his coach, the Frenchman Laurent Landi.

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