Biles will be face of 2020 games

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October 14, 2019 - 9:37 AM

Simone Biles competes for the United States at the Rio Olympics in Brazil in 2016. MARK REIS/COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE/TNS

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Next stop Tokyo for Simone Biles.

With Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps both retired since the last Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the U.S. gymnast will be the face of the games for much of the world.

In gymnastics, no one else comes close. Biles won five of the six gold medals at last week’s world championships and broke the all-time record of 25 medals by any gymnast, male or female.

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