Gold Over America gymnastics tour adds athletes, coming to Cleveland; Simone Biles to headline – cleveland.com

Best photos from the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. on Aug. 3, 2021

Simone Biles waves after performing on the balance beam during the artistic gymnastics women’s apparatus final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. The Gold Over America gymnastics tour – which is set to hit Cleveland in October – has added several Olympians to its roster. Biles is the headliner. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)AP

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Athleta Presents Gold Over America tour, a collection of U.S. and international gymnasts highlighted by Simone Biles, has added several athletes to a decidedly Olympic-focused roster.

Biles – one of the most decorated Olympic gymnasts – will be joined by teammates Jade Carey, who won gold in floor exercise in the recent Tokyo Games; Jordan Chiles and Grace McCallum, who won silver for team competition; and MyKayla Skinner, who won silver in vault.

The 35-city tour comes to Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20.

Other gymnasts who are scheduled to perform:

Melanie De Jesus dos Santos – French Olympian

Laurie Hernandez – 2016 gold and silver medalist who won “Dancing with the Stars”

Morgan Hurd – 2019 and 2020 Tokyo World Cup medalist

Shilese Jones – veteran gymnast from Westerville, Ohio

Peng-Peng Lee – 2018 NCAA national champion

Chellsie Memmel – former USA Gymnastics Women’s Athlete of the Year

Katelyn Ohashi – NCAA national champion

Tickets, which start at $26, are available via RocketMortgageFieldHouse.com. A Gold Squad Premium Upgrade ticket will allow fans to dance in the finale with the gymnasts.

The show is billed as a high-energy, gymnastics-meets-pop-concert spectacular that highlights personal values of empowerment, friendship, positive body image, mental-health awareness and self-confidence. It will include a team of gymnastic dancers and videos.

“The show embodies the themes of empowerment and togetherness which was on display in Tokyo,” Biles said in a release. “Together, all the gymnasts on this tour want to inspire the next generation of women and athletes.”

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