Simone Biles has a comfortable lead going into the final day of the U.S. Gymnastics Championships, eyeing her fifth national all-around title, live on NBC, NBCSports.com/live and the NBC Sports app on Sunday night.
Biles is in the second meet of her comeback after going nearly two years between competitions following the Rio Olympics, where she earned four gold medals.
She dominated to open nationals on Friday, posting the highest score on every event and taking a whopping 3.1-point lead going into Sunday. Biles can fall multiple times and still extend her five-year win streak.
Biles would break her tie with Joan Moore Gnat for the most U.S. women’s all-around titles since USA Gymnastics became the national governing body in 1970. The 21-year-old would also become the first non-teen to win since 1971.
Biles is a shoo-in for October’s five-woman world championships team. The rest of the gymnasts competing Sunday are angling to join her in Doha.
That includes Morgan Hurd, who won the 2017 World all-around title in Biles’ absence. Hurd is in second place after a strong first day, but the gap between Biles and Hurd is greater than that between Hurd and the eighth-place gymnast.
The world team will be named after an October selection camp.
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