World Champion Simone Biles Visits IGI!!!
Two time World Champion gymnast Simone Biles visited IGI!!! Simone, and two of her teammates came in to train for the Secret Classic here in Chicago. Here are just a few of Simone’s career highlights:
- 2015 U.S. all-around, vault & balance beam champion and floor exercise silver medalist
- Three-time U.S. all-around champion (2013-15)
- 2015 AT&T American Cup champion
- USOC Athlete of the Month for October 2014
- 2014 Women’s Sports Foundation’s individual Sportswoman of the Year
- First woman to win four gold medals at a single World Championships (2014) since the Soviet Union’s Ludmilla Tourischeva in 1974.
- Has won nine world medals (six gold, two silver, one bronze), which is tied for second most all time with Nastia Liukin and Shannon Miller (Alicia Sacramone has 10)
- Her six World gold medals is the most ever by an American woman
- 2014 World team, all-around, balance beam & floor exercise champion and vault silver medalist
- 2014 U.S. all-around, floor exercise & vault champion and balance beam silver medalist
- 2013 World all-around & floor exercise champion, vault silver medalist and balance beam bronze medalist
- 2013 U.S. all-around champion and vault, uneven bars, balance beam & floor exercise silver medalist
- 2013 AT&T American Cup silver medalist