With Simone Biles out, Russians take Olympic gold over US in gymnastics team final
The Russian Olympic Committee upset the United States in the Tokyo Olympics women’s gymnastics team final Tuesday amid Simone Biles dropping out of the event due to a "medical issue."
The ROC finished with a score of 169.528 and won the gold medal. The U.S. had a 166.096 and finished with a silver medal. Great Britain picked up a bronze with a 164.096, edging out Italy and Japan.
The Russians got big performances from Lilia Akhaimova, Angelina Melnikova and Vladislava Urazova in the vault to start the team final off great. Akhaimova led all the gymnasts...