The 24-year-old gymnast claimed her seventh-straight all-around title at the 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Ft. Value, Texas on Sunday, June 6.
In doing so, she remained unbeaten at nationals since 2013 and have become the primary American lady to win the title seven instances, breaking her tie with Clara Schroth Lombady, who competed within the late Nineteen Forties and early ’50s. Alfred Jochim (1925-30, 1933) is the one different American gymnast to accumulate seven titles.
Through the weekend-long occasion, Simone compiled a complete rating of 119.650 and in addition took the titles within the vault, steadiness beam and flooring, along with the all-around.
Suni Lee ended up in second place with 114.950, whereas Jordan Chiles, who’s Simone’s coaching associate, landed in third with 114.450.
All three athletes are seen as more and more more likely to occupy three of the 4 slots on the U.S. staff that shall be gunning for its third-consecutive Olympic staff gold medal on the 2020 Tokyo Video games, which was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Olympic Trials for the staff happen June 24 to 27.