[tps_header]The 2016 Olympics are in full swing. There are several African American athletes representing the red, white and blue—some names you might already know and some names you’ll likely be hearing for the first time. But here is our list of athletes to watch:[/tps_header]
Event: Women’s Gymnastic
About: Biles is widely considered the best gymnast in the entire competition—and even in the history of the sport. She will compete for the best individual all-around gymnast and provide TEAM USA with an edge in the best team all-around competition with her dominance on the balance beam, floor exercise and vault.
UPDATE: The American Women’s Gymnastics Team took home Gold for the team competition. And Biles won Gold in the women’s individual all-around competition.