25 athletes to watch at the Tokyo Olympics



American gymnast Simone Biles is the reigning Olympic all-around champion, and if the 24-year-old top player wins in Tokyo, she will be the first woman to repeat since Vera Caslavska in 1968. Many consider Biles the most great gymnast of all time. In recent years, she has amazed us with new movements; there are now four original skills named after him. And earlier this year, she became the first woman to land the Yurchenko double pike in competition.

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Updated at 1:22 p.m. ET, Wednesday, July 14, 2021

American gymnast Simone Biles is the reigning Olympic all-around champion, and if the 24-year-old top player wins in Tokyo, she will be the first woman to repeat since Vera Caslavska in 1968. Many consider Biles the most great gymnast of all time. In recent years, she has amazed us with new movements; there are now four original skills named after him. And earlier this year, she became the first woman to land the Yurchenko double pike in competition.

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Thousands of athletes from over 200 countries will compete in this year’s Summer Olympics.

Here are 25 people we’ll be following closely as the Games progress. Some, like Simone Biles above, are already global superstars. Some that you may be hearing about for the first time.

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