Olympic Gymnastics Live: The All-Around Final Is Wide Open

Rebeca Andrade of Brazil on Sunday.
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With Simone Biles out of the competition, there are several contenders from outside the United States who could contend for the goal. Here are a few of them:

  • Rebeca Andrade of Brazil placed second in the qualification, where her competition went so well that, for a fleeting moment, it seemed her total score could have surpassed Biles’s. She earned a 15.4 that night after executing a near-perfect Cheng, a very difficult vault that only a handful of gymnasts can do.

  • Angelina Melnikova and Vladislava Urazova will represent Russia, which won the team event. Russia has never won an Olympic all-around title as an independent nation, though the Soviet Union had dominated the…

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