Guan Chenchen Won Gold in Balance Beam. Simone Biles Receives Bronze.

Chinese Guan Chenchen, the youngest competitor Tuesday, won a gold medal in balance beam at the Tokyo Games, performing a routine that was filled with difficulty but gracefully. Simone Biles won the bronze in her much-anticipated return, and another Chinese athlete, Tang Xijing, took the silver. Guan, who is 16 years old and participated in …

Balance Machine at the Olympics: A Guide to Scoring, Moves, and More

turns Turns may not look as flashy as somersaults, but they can be just as difficult. The reigning Olympic beam champion, Dutch Sanne Wevers, spent most of its difficulty value. complex turn. A garden type pirouette is made with the unsupported leg inside. pass or a similar position. A full turn Rated A, a double …