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Simone Biles headlines NBC Sports live coverage of 2018 World Gymnastics Championships


Fri, Oct 26th 2018 04:00 pm
Five-time Olympic medalist Simone Biles (four gold and one bronze in Rio) competes for a record-breaking fourth women's all-around title this week as NBC Sports kicks off live coverage of the 2018 World Gymnastics Championships from Doha, Qatar. Live TV coverage begins Monday, Oct. 29 (9 a.m. ET), with the men's team final on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, and continues throughout the week, concluding with the live apparatus finals Saturday, Nov. 3 (9 a.m.) on Olympic Channel.
NBCSN will present encore coverage of the women's all-around final (Thursday, Nov. 1, at 8 p.m.) and men's and women's apparatus finals (Friday, Nov. 2, at 10 pm. and Saturday, Nov. 3, at 10 p.m.). In addition, NBC will present a three-hour highlight show on Sunday, Nov. 4 (3 p.m.). Coverage of all events, including qualifying, will be streamed live on NBCSports.com and NBC Sports app.
In addition to a record fourth all-around title, Biles can pass Vitaly Scherbo for the most golds in World Gymnastics Championships history if she earns three (she earned four apiece in 2014 and 2015). With a medal in all six events, Biles would also tie Svetlana Khorkina for the most world medals by a woman.
The U.S. women's team also features 2017 world all-around champion Morgan Hurd. The U.S. men are led by two-time Olympian Sam Mikulak, who is seeking his first individual world medal, and 2017 U.S. all-around champion and defending world floor exercise bronze medalist Yul Moldauer.
The top three nations in Monday and Tuesday's team finals will automatically qualify for spots for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Terry Gannon calls the action, joined by Olympic gold medalist Tim Daggett and 2008 Olympic all-around champion Nastia Liukin.
All content on the Olympic Channel is also available to livestream on NBCSports.com, NBC Sports App, OlympicChannel.com and the Olympic Channel app.

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