US Women's Gymnastics Wins World Title and Secures Their Spot at the 2020 Olympics
The USA women's gymnastics team has done it again! They finished the women's competition today with a total of 171.629 points, 8.766 more points than Russia. According to the USA Gymnastics Twitter account, "The margin of victory is the United States's largest of their six World Team titles."
Simone Biles, Grace McCallum, Morgan Hurd, Kara Eaker, Riley McCusker, and Ragan Smith (the alternate) have officially secured their spot at the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, and we are beyond ecstatic. The women's team was favoured to win going into the final competition with the top preliminary score. The ladies showed up and showed out, and they're just getting started.
Simone and reigning champion Morgan Hurd will be competing in the all-around final on Thursday Nov. 1, 2018. Kara Eaker, Simone, and Morgan will also compete in the apparatus final on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 and Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018.