HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – Simone Biles successfully defended her all-around title in the Secret U.S. Classic on Saturday night, continuing a run of victories for the reigning world champion.
The event featured the return to U.S. gymnastics competition for Gabby Douglas, the American all-around gold medalist in the London Olympics, who was second, nearly two points behind Biles.
Maggie Nichols took the bronze.
Biles won the vault with two electrifying and high-flying turns. She also won the floor event with a crowd-pleasing, playful and acrobatic routine, and topped the field in the balance beam.
Biles’ last loss at a major competition was at the Secret Classic in 2013, when she fell in the uneven bars and floor exercise and didn’t attempt a vault.
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