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HIGHLIGHTS: U.S. gymnasts prepare for competition

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Simone Biles of the United States smiles as she trains for artistic gymnastics at Ariake...
Simone Biles of the United States smiles as she trains for artistic gymnastics at Ariake Gymnastics Centre ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)(Ashley Landis | AP)
Published: Jul. 23, 2021 at 12:58 AM CDT
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DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Here are some clips as we prepare for opening day of the Olympics.

Simone Biles practiced her historic new vault, a Yurchenko double pike, at women’s Olympic gymnastics podium training. If she lands the vault in competition, it will be named after her.

Suni Lee, a favorite to make the Olympic podium on the uneven bars, practiced her routine at women’s podium training.

Monica Abbott had her best stuff working in the pitching circle when her team needed it, lifting the U.S. over Canada 1-0 in an opening-round game.

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