Simone Biles and Jordan Chiles are acceptable for the Olympics! The Olympic gymnasts showed disconnected their Team USA leotards aft heading to Tokyo, Japan, to get acceptable to compete.
Biles and Chiles are taking implicit Tokyo! Simone Biles, 24, and Jordan Chiles, 20, showed disconnected their red, white, and bluish Team USA leotards successful a cute caller photograph shared by Simone. The Olympic gymnasts propulsion up the bid motion successful their picture. The photograph was shared by NBC’s authoritative Twitter leafage for the Olympics with the caption, “#BilesNChiles instrumentality Tokyo.”
#BilesNChiles instrumentality Tokyo 🇯🇵
— #TokyoOlympics (@NBCOlympics) July 18, 2021
Simone and Jordan are the eventual Olympics BFFs. While Simone is nary alien to the Olympics — with 4 Olympic golden medals already nether her loop — the Tokyo Olympics volition beryllium Jordan’s first. Jordan has been a subordinate of the United States women’s nationalist gymnastics squad since 2013. The Tokyo Olympics volition beryllium Simone’s 2nd Olympic Games. She has not said whether oregon not she’ll return for 2024.
After arriving successful Tokyo, Simone and Jordan person been documenting their journey. They posed successful Olympic Village successful beforehand of woody Olympic rings for a saccharine Instagram photo. The girls, on with their teammates, traveled to Tokyo aboriginal to hole for the opening ceremony, arsenic good arsenic the qualifying and last rounds for gymnastics.
Simone near with Team USA for Japan connected July 14. She tweeted that she was “crying” connected the plane due to the fact that she was going to miss her friends and family. Due to COVID-19, spectators are not allowed astatine the Tokyo Olympics.
Team USA’s women’s gymnastics squad has already been deed with complications up of the Olympics. The U.S. Olympic Committee revealed a subordinate of the U.S. women’s gymnastics squad has tested affirmative for COVID-19, NBC reported connected July 19. The subordinate who tested affirmative is an alternate. The gymnastics alternates are Kayla DiCello, Kara Eaker, Leanne Wong, Emma Malabuyo.
The gymnast’s individuality has not been revealed. It’s besides not wide what different members of Team USA she whitethorn person been successful adjacent interaction with earlier she tested positive. The main squad includes Simone, Jordan, Suni Lee, Grace McCallum, MyKayla Skinner, and Jade Carey. The gymnast is present quarantining successful a edifice successful Tokyo.