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How tall and what age are the USA gymnasts?

We profile the women's gymnasts at Team USA as they enter their most difficult competition of their careers.

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How tall and what age are the USA gymnasts?
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Much of the discussion around the Team USA women's gymnasts has focused on Simone Biles, one of the most famous Olympic gymnasts in a generation. However, the team is greater than one person and Biles has five other teammates: Grace McCullum, Sunisa Lee, Jordan Chiles, MyKayla Skinner and Jade Carey.

Simone Biles

  • Height: 4ft 8in
  • Age: 24
  • Olympic experience: 4 Gold medals and 1 Bronze medal at Rio 2016.

Grace McCullum

  • Height: 5ft
  • Age: 18
  • Olympic experience: none

Sunisa Lee

  • Height: 5ft
  • Age: 18
  • Olympic experience: none

Jordan Chiles

  • Height: 4ft 11in
  • Age: 20
  • Olympic experience: none

MyKayla Skinner

  • Height: 4ft 11in
  • Age: 24
  • Olympic experience: reserve gymnast for Rio 2016 but failed to make the cut, despite a fourth highest overall scoring in qualifying.

Jade Carey

  • Height: 5ft 1in
  • Age: 21
  • Olympic experience: none

How are they performing so far?

Despite Biles' pulling out of the Team Final, the team went on to win their first medal of the games, finishing with Silver medals behind the Russian Olympic Association. There are many more events to come and the team has a chance to pick up more medals yet.

Remaining Women's Artistic Gymnastics Events

Thurday 29 July, 2021: Women's All-Around Final

Sunday 1 August, 2021: Women's Uneven Bars Final & Women's Vault Final

Monday 2 August, 2021: Women's Floor Exercise Final

Tuesday 3 August, 2021: Women's Balance Beam Final

Biles has also stated that she will not participate in the Women's Individual All-Around which is scheduled for 29 July, with Jade Carey to take her place. It's unsure whether she will compete again at this years' games, whcih would surely be her last.