Biles wins all-around at 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials; U.S. Olympic Women's Gymnastics Team named in San Jose
posted on 07/10/2016

© John Cheng

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 10, 2016 – Three-time World all-around champion Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, clinched an automatic berth to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, after posting the highest two-day total in the all-around (123.250), at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials in front of a sold-out crowd at the SAP Center at San Jose (Calif.).

The complete women's U.S. Olympic Team, pending United States Olympic Committee approval, is comprised of: Biles; Gabby Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va./Buckeye Gymnastics; Laurie Hernandez of Old Bridge, N.J./MG Elite; Madison Kocian of Dallas, Texas/WOGA Gymnastics; and Aly Raisman of Needham, Mass./Brestyan's American Gymnastics. Three replacement athletes were also selected: Ashton Locklear of Hamlet, N.C./Everest Gymnastics; MyKayla Skinner of Gilbert, Ariz./Desert Lights Gymnastics; and Ragan Smith of Lewisville, Texas/Texas Dreams Gymnastics.

Biles (123.250), Hernandez (121.150), and Raisman (119.750) took the top three spots in the all-around standings.

Event scores for the top five in the all-around rankings.
NOTE: The scores listed below are the two-day total/July 10 score.

  • Biles: 123.250/61.400, all-around (1); 32.200/16.200, vault (top score); 29.850/14.900, uneven bars; 29.950/14.750, balance beam; 31.250/15.550, floor exercise (top score)
  • Hernandez: 121.150/60.300, all-around (2); 30.300/15.150, vault; 29.650/14.750, uneven bars; 31.200/15.700, balance beam (top score); 30.000/14.700, floor exercise
  • Raisman: 119.750/59.800, all-around (3); 30.450/15.200, vault; 28.750/14.300, uneven bars; 30.050/15.250, balance beam; 30.500/15.050, floor exercise
  • Skinner: 118.600/59.150, all-around (4); 30.950/15.450, vault; 28.700/14.400, uneven bars; 29.350/14.500, balance beam; 29.600/14.800, floor exercise
  • Smith: 117.750/59.050, all-around (5); 29.250/14.550, vault; 29.100/14.500, uneven bars; 30.200/15.300, balance beam; 29.200/14.700, floor exercise

Scores for other notable gymnasts

  • Maggie Nichols, Little Canada, Minn./Twin City Twisters: 117.600/59.350, all-around (6); 30.200/15.100, vault; 29.150/14.600, uneven bars; 28.600/14.900, balance beam; 29.650/14.750, floor exercise
  • Douglas: 117.450/58.900, all-around (7); 30.100/15.000, vault; 30.350/15.250, uneven bars; 27.800/14.100, balance beam; 29.200/14.550, floor exercise
  • Kocian: 117.050/58.450, all-around (8); 27.900/14.000, vault; 31.650/15.900, uneven bars; 28.550/13.850 (top score), balance beam; 28.950/14.700, floor exercise
  • Locklear: competed on two events –31.450/15.700, uneven bars; 27.600/14.400, balance beam

The U.S. Olympic Trials for all sports are a collaborative undertaking between the U.S. Olympic Committee, the national governing bodies and the local organizing committees.

Background information

  • SAP Center at San Jose. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, SAP Center at San Jose is the premier sports and entertainment venue in Northern California. Each year, SAP Center hosts approximately 175 events featuring professional and amateur athletes, Olympic athletes, Grammy award-winners, international recording artists, and a variety of performers who appeal to children and families alike. SAP Center at San Jose is home to the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League. For more information about SAP Center at San Jose and for a list of upcoming events, visit the SAP Center home page at www.sapcenter.com.
  • San Jose Sports Authority. The San Jose Sports Authority is a non-profit organization whose mission is to increase the City of San Jose’s economic development, visibility and civic pride through sports. Serving as the City's sports commission since in 1991, the Sports Authority has provided leadership and support to attract and host hundreds of sporting events in San Jose and the South Bay. The Sports Authority also supports and operates community, youth and amateur sports programs, including the San Jose Sports Hall of Fame and the REACH Youth Scholarship Program. To learn more, visit www.sjsa.org.