World Champions Biles & Derwael

1. Simone Biles (USA) 15.366
2. Shallon Olsen (CAN) 14.516
3. Alexa Moreno (MEX) 14.508

North American #NAFTA podium. The first Worlds Vault medal for Canada. The first Worlds medal ever for Mexico. 🙂

Click PLAY or watch Simone on Twitter.

1. Nina Derwael BEL 15.200
2. Simone Biles USA 14.700
3. Elisabeth Seitz GER 14.600

The best line-up of any apparatus this year.

Nina has been unbeatable all season. A deserving World Champion.

Click PLAY or watch Nina on Twitter.

Nobody in the world — aside from Valentina, I’m guessing — questions whether Nina deserves Gold. But judges gave her 8.7 E-score. That’s too high compared with Simone’s 8.5 E-score. Aliya was cleaner than both yet was only awarded 8.633.

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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