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Simone Biles sticks landing in balance beam, wins Olympic bronze

Biles, who is from the Houston area, has earned her seventh career Olympic medal.

TOKYO, Japan — Simone Biles stuck the landing and won a bronze medal.

The American gymnastics superstar delivered during the women’s balance beam final.

Biles drilled a slightly altered routine in front of a crowd that included IOC President Thomas Bach a week after taking herself out of several competitions to focus on her mental health.

Biles earned her seventh career Olympic medal while dealing with a mental block surrounding twisting.

She scored a 14.000. Chinese teammates Guan Chenchen and Tang Xijing finished first and second.

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