Last year, Simone Biles joined the likes of Mary Lou Retton and Nastia Liukin as Olympic all-around champions.
Now Biles has something else in common with those U.S. legends — her name on a gymnastics meet.
The World Champions Centre, Biles’ home gym in her lead-up to Rio, announced the Biles International Invitational, a USA Gymnastics-sanctioned event next February.
Biles is not slated to compete as the event is not for elite gymnasts. She’s not expected to return to training until later this year or early next year anyway.
Similarly, the Nastia Liukin Cup for non-elite gymnasts has been an annual event since 2010.
Before she turned elite, Biles competed in the 2009 Mary Lou Retton Invitational in Houston, where Retton met Biles for the first time and handed her a gold medal.
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