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2013 Worlds: Qualifying Rounds

Simone Biles

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Simone Biles first impressed as a senior competitor at the 2013 American Cup, by placing second to American teammate Katelyn Ohashi. As a last-minute replacement for an injured teammate, Biles served notice that she was an upcoming talent for the US.

Just five months later, Biles went on to become national all-around champ, and was named to the 2013 world team. In October in Antwerp, Belgium, at worlds, Biles rocked the preliminary round, finishing atop the all-around standings and qualifying to all four event finals.


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