The Final Five, the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Olympic Team that won the team title, and Simone Biles are among the Rio 2016 Olympic Games finalists for the United States Olympic Committee’s Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of Games.
Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles was selected to lead the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team into Sunday's (Aug. 21) Closing Ceremony as flag bearer, as announced today by the United States Olympic Committee. Biles was chosen by a vote of fellow Team USA members.
Led by team, all-around and vault Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, the U.S. collected four medals today, including a 1-2 finish in women’s floor exercise, as artistic gymnastics competition concluded in Rio.
International Elite Committee Minutes from Nov. 17
USA Gymnastics is the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of gymnastics in the United States, consistent with the Ted Stevens Olympic & Amateur Sports Act, the Bylaws of the United States Olympic Committee and the International Gymnastics Federation. The mission of USA Gymnastics is to encourage participation and the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of gymnastics.