American Artistic Gymnast Simone Biles Biography
Simone Biles is one the shining stars in the realm of gymnast. Simone is an American gymnast. Within short period of her life, Simone has already won 19 medals from Olympic
as well as World Championship gymnastic.
|Date of Birth||March 14, 1997|
|Parents||Ronald Biles, Nellie|
|Siblings||Adria Biles, Adam Biles, Ron Biles Jr.|
|Education||University of California, Los Angeles|
Simone Arianne Biles took birth on 14th March, 1997 in Columbus, Ohio. Simone has three siblings – Ashely, Tevin and Adria. Simone has grown up under care of her grandparents Ron and Nellie Cayetano Biles.
Later on, in 2003, Ron and Nellie had officially adopted Simone and Adria. Simone’s real mother, Shanon Biles could not raise her children as she was addicted to drug and alcohol. Simone’s father Kelvin Clemons had deserted the family due to his addictions and never come back.
Simone uses to call her grandmother Mom. She shares a good bond with her. She completed her secondary education via homeschooling as Simone was a homeschooler. She was graduated in 2015.
She has enrolled in to University of California, Los Angeles on 4th August, 2014. Though, she had to delay enrollment till 2016 due to Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
In 2015, on 29th of July, she declared to play as professional and forfeited NCAA eligibility.
Biles is Catholic and she has Belizean citizenship because of her mother. Belize is her second home.
Biles had tried her luck at gymnastics when she as was only 6. She was advised to continue gymnastic by the instructors. She had enlisted her name for training at Bannon’s Gymnastix. Her couch was Aimee Boorman.
From 1st July, 2011, the career of Biles got the kick start. She participated American Classic In Huston and she came at 3rd position as all-around, 1st on vault as well as balance beam, 4th on floor exercise and 8th on uneven bars. Later on the month, she took part in U.S. Classic in Chicago, Illinois and had come up with flying colors.
Biles had shifted her study from public school to home education (Home Schooling) to devote more hours for her practice. Her practice hour enhanced to 32 hours from 20 hours in a week.
She competed at American Classic Huntsville, Texas 2012, and she got 1 st place in all-around and vault, got 2nd place on floor exercise and 3rd place on balance beam as well as fourth on uneven bars. Due to her success, at American Classic, Biles had got chance to take part USA Gymnastics National Championships 2012. She also participated in various gymnastics and marked her position gracefully.
- S. Classic in Chicago, 2012
- USA Gymnastics National Championships, June, 2012
After all these smashing performance, she was enlisted to United Junior National Team.
Biles had made her debut as senior international Gymnast at American Cup, FIG World Cup event in March, 2013. She started off to compete at the game and finished as champion in all-around, vault, floor exercise as well as beam balance and won gold for US team. She competed at international tri meet Chemnitz, Germany and got gold for her team.
In 2013, August, she took part at USA Gymnastics National Championships and own the crown of national all-around champion title. She also got silver for other 4 different events. Soon, her name was enlisted in Senior National Team of US. She got invitation to compete at 2013 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Texas.
In 2013, October, Biles took part in World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Antwerp, Belgium and own gold medal. She is the 7th American woman as well as 1st African-American who own world all-around title.
In 2014, she won U.S. Classic in Chicago on all-around, vault, beam as well as floor exercise.
She got on vault, floor and silver on balance beam at 2014 USA Gymnastics National Championships and again got national all-around championship. Repeatedly, she got chance at Senior National Team US.
Biles came at first place at AT&T American Cup at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas in 2015, 7th March. She got the winning all-around title at 2015 City of Jesolo Trophy.
In 2015, July 25, she took part at the U.S. Classic and came at 1st position in all-around.
She represented US at World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Glasgow, Scotland in 2015 and again got winning title on all-around, vault, beam and floor and helped her team to win 3rd consecutive World Championships gold medal.
Biles is the first woman to triumph 3 consecutive all-around titles in World Gymnastics Championships record.
In 2016, she took part at Pacific Rim Championships and won the all-around title.
In the same year, on June, she has competed at USA Gymnastics National Championships and got national title on vault and floor. She own gold on beam and all-around.
In 2016, July 10 Biles was counted as team of 2016 Olympics.
She got the nominated for 2016 ESPY award as Best Female Athlete and own the award.
In 2016, 7th August, she had competed at Women’s Qualification round at 2016 Summer Olympics and she qualified into the all-around, vault, balance beam, and floor exercise finals.
On 9th August, 2016, she won her 1st Olympic gold medal in gymnastics team event and she also won gold medal individual all-around on 11th August.
She got her 2nd individual gold medal in women’s vault.
In the women’s floor exercise she also got gold.
She made history like 1984 for USA to achieve medal in each event.
She got bronze on balance beam event in 2016 Rio Summer Olympics.
Biles will tell the story of her life via autobiography “Courage to Soar”. The book is jointly written by Simone Biles and Michelle Burford.
Biles had owned the world team championship again at World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Nanning China in 2014 on 17th September.
Biles is the 2nd American woman to repeat as world all-around champion. She is the 1st woman of nationality to do this.
After the world championship 2014, she got the title as one of ESPNW’s Impact 25 and she was crowned as Sportswoman of the Year by the Women’s Sports Foundation.
In 2015, April, Biles got the nomination for James E. Sullivan Award.
Biles got her 3rd all-around national title in 2015 at U.S. National Championships and she was only the 2nd woman over the world to do so.
She is the first woman to receive four Olympic gold medals and has set history of woman gymnast. She also set record achieving numbers of gold medal in Rio Olympic.
She is the 6th female gymnast wining individual all-around crown at the World Championships as well as the Olympic Games.
Biles is the first woman gymnast to win all around and event final gold after Lilia Podkopayeva last in 1996.
She is also the first female gymnast to win all around title as well as to hold world European or American individual all round title after Podkopayeva.
Biles unites Latynina , Čáslavská and Tourischeva , as the 4th female gymnast wining each major all-around title in Olympic cycle.
Biles now unites Mary Lou Retton , Shannon Miller and Nastia Liukin, all these ladies win five medals at a single Olympic Games, together with Szabo, Nadia Comaneci and Karin Janz .
Biles with her teammate, Gabby Douglas, the only U.S. gymnasts win individual all-around as well as team gold at the same Olympic Games.
Biles was the 1st woman gymnast to bear flag for the closing ceremonies Rio Olympics.
She was in “Final Five” gold medal winning team. She teamed up with Raisam, Douglas, Hernandez and Koncian and together called as powerhouse women gymnasts.
Simone lives with her grandparents. Her grandmother, Nellie is constant source of courage and inspiration of her life. Simone is one of the renowned American gymnasts in just her age 19. She is positive in her mind and work. She is a theist.