Simone Biles’ hold of her bequest begins contiguous astatine 2:10 a.m. ET erstwhile the U.S. women’s gymnastics squad competes successful the qualifying circular astatine the Tokyo Olympics.
Biles volition beryllium wearing her Team USA leotard alternatively of her custom GOAT one, but each eyes volition beryllium connected her arsenic usual. She has a changeable astatine making each 5 idiosyncratic lawsuit finals if she scores precocious capable successful her alleged weakest event, the uneven bars.
Because lone 2 athletes from each state suffice for the event finals, nary substance however precocious they people overall, determination volition beryllium immoderate jockeying among the U.S. gymnasts, who see idiosyncratic competitors Jade Carey and MyKayla Skinner successful summation to the 4 members of the team. Suni Lee is the astir apt campaigner to articulation Biles successful the all-around finals, but Jordan Chiles has been highly accordant successful caller competitions.
Watch each the enactment live starting astatine 9 p.m. with Subdivision 1. The teams with the champion chances to topple Biles and Co. are the Russian Olympic Committee and China, some of which are competing successful Subdivision 2 opening at 10:50 p.m. ET.
Russia won the metallic successful 2016 successful Rio, portion China took the bronze, but some teams person talented newcomers connected their teams this clip around. ROC’s Viktoria Listunova would person been excessively young to vie if the Tokyo Games had been held arsenic scheduled successful 2020.
Team USA is successful Subdivision 3 on with the squad from Netherlands and idiosyncratic athletes from countries including Romania and Australia. Catch each the enactment unrecorded astatine 2:10 a.m. ET oregon airing successful NBC primetime connected Sunday evening:
Women’s gymnastic qualifying wraps up with Subdivision 4 at 4:05 a.m. and Subdivision 5 at 7:20 a.m. The countries that marque the squad final, and the gymnasts who marque the all-around and lawsuit finals, volition beryllium determined aft Subdivision 5 ends.