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Simone Biles Named Athlete of the Year by Time Magazine

HOUSTON, Texas – Simone Biles is really having a gold medal year.

Entered her Olympic endurance run and shortly afterwards she appeared in the Senate with a heroic appearance – where she denounced the FBI and the US Olympic Committee for their negligent handling of the abuse. sex on her and her teammates by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. In the end, it was the successful and sold-out stadium tour, where she performed with her teammates in Tokyo 2020.

Now, the longtime Houstonian has been voted Time Magazine’s Athlete of 2021. This is the second time this year that the publication honors GOAT gymnastics; she was previously named on Time’s Most Influential People list in September. The cover photo features a simple close-up with Biles looking ahead – almost defiantly.

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The introductory video above is from an earlier report.

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Dais Johnston

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