Simone Biles broke a 90-year-old record by winning her eighth all-around title at the USA Gymnastics Championships.
Her victory comes less than a month after the four-time Olympic champion won back to compete, After a two year break to work on her mental health.
The 26-year-old’s floor routine earned 15,400 points, giving her a total of 118,450 points, with Shelley Jones back in second with 3.9 points.
Biles is ahead of Alfred Jochem, who won his seventh U.S. title in 1933.
She was the only competitor to finish the two-day San Jose event with a score of 15 or higher, having dominated the event with 15,700 points on vault on Friday.
Biles became the US all-around champion for the first time in 2013 and equaled the record set by Jochim in 2021.
Later that year, she took a break from gymnastics after withdrawing from five out of six finals at the postponed Tokyo Olympics.
I explained later She’s been having “the ups and downs” – a kind of mental blockade in which gymnasts can lose their sense of space in the air.
Biles, who won bronze on beam and team silver in Tokyo, did not say if she would seek to compete in next year’s Olympic Games in Paris.
But she is expected to compete at the World Championships in Antwerp from September 30 to October 8, when she will have the chance to add 25 world medals to her tally, including 19 golds.