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Thursday, June 3rd, 2021
SIMONE BILES HEADLINES NBC SPORTS’ LIVE COVERAGE OF 2021 U.S. GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS THIS SUNDAY, JUNE 6 AT 7 P.M. ET/PT ON NBC
Biles Seeks to Add to Her Record Six All-Around National Titles with Seventh Victory this Weekend
U.S. Gymnastics Championships Field Also Expected to Include Three-Time World Medalist Suni Lee and Four-Time World Medalist Jade Carey; Sam Mikulak Looks to Earn Seventh U.S. All-Around Title on Men’s Side
Coverage Begins Sunday at 2 p.m. ET on NBC
Commentators: Terry Gannon, Nastia Liukin, Tim Daggett, Andrea Joyce
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 3, 2021 – Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles headlines NBC Sports’ live coverage of the 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships from Fort Worth, Texas, this Sunday, June 6 at 7 p.m. ET/PT (live ET) on NBC.
At 2 p.m. ET Sunday, NBC presents coverage of the week’s competition, including the men’s senior competition.
Biles, who has won a record six all-around national titles and looks to earn her seventh this weekend, is expected to compete along with three-time medalist at the 2019 World Championships Suni Lee, four-time world medalist Jade Carey, and Jordan Chiles, who placed second behind Biles in the all-around at last month’s 2021 U.S. Classic.
On the men’s side, two-time Olympian Sam Mikulak seeks his seventh U.S. all-around title. Also expected to compete are members of the 2019 U.S. World Championships team Yul Moldauer, who won the 2017 U.S. all-around title, Akash Modi, and Shane Wiskus.
The 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships serve as the national championships for junior and senior men’s and women’s artistic gymnastics. The men’s senior national team will be finalized following the U.S. Championships, while the top eight women in the all-around this weekend will automatically qualify for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials later this month.
- Play-by-play: Terry Gannon
- Analyst: Nastia Liukin, five-time Olympic medalist and 2008 Olympic all-around champion
- Analyst: Tim Daggett, two-time Olympic medalist
- Reporter: Andrea Joyce
HOW TO WATCH – SUNDAY, JUNE 6
- TV –NBC
- Streaming – NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports App
|June 6||2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships||2-3 p.m. ET||NBC|
|June 6||2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships||7-9 p.m. ET/PT (LIVE ET)||NBC|
TOP GYMNASTS EXPECTED TO COMPETE IN THE 2021 U.S. GYMNSATICS CHAMPIONSHIPS:
- Simone Biles: Four-time Olympic gold medalist and six-time U.S. all-around champion
- Suni Lee: Three-time medalist at the 2019 World Championships, including gold in the team event
- Jade Carey: Four-time world medalist who has mathematically secured an individual spot for the Tokyo Games
- Sam Mikulak: Two-time Olympian and six-time U.S. all-around champion
- Yul Moldauer: 2017 U.S. all-around champion