1. WEVERS Sanne NED 15.466
2. HERFANDEN Lauren USA 15.333
3. BILES Simone USA 14.733
Unlike her rivals, Wevers relied on complicated turns rather than flips to compile the highest difficulty score of any routine in the final and her touch of elegance helped withstand the challenge from Lauren Hernandez, the other American contender. The 16-year-old earned silver, her second medal after gold with the U.S. team last week.
After a dozen flawless routines and three gold medals, Biles finally made a mistake, grabbing the beam to stay on after an underrotated front somersault. …