COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 27, 2016 – Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, won Best of July honors for the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, the United States Olympic Committee announced today. Swimmer Michael Phelps and the U.S. Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team joined her with the monthly honors.
Three-time all-around world champion Biles earned a berth to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after clinching the all-around title at the 2016 Olympic Team Trials in San Jose, California. The four-time U.S. champion won the all-around crown with a score of 123.250, more than a two-point margin of victory. The first-time Olympian also earned the top scores on vault (32.200) and floor exercise (31.250). Biles has won every all-around competition she has entered since the 2013 P&G Championships, which is USA Gymnastics’ national championships, in August 2013.