When Where and How to Watch Simone Biles Compete at World Artistic Gymnastics Championships 2023

Published 09/29/2023, 9:15 AM EDT

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The gymnastics community is at the peak of its excitement with the World Artistic Gymnastics Championship just around the corner. It brings some of the most exciting competitions and the best athletes to take the victory home. The all-time favorite Simone Biles is all ready to return to the Belgian capital for the first time after the 2013 World Championships where she debuted. During that time, when she was just a 16-year-old girl, she nabbed two gold medals in the all-around and floor exercise.

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This year again one of the best gymnastics championships is taking place at the Sportpaleis in Antwerp, Belgium. Simone Biles’ fans are on their toes to witness the same majestic performance she did in this place 10 years ago again this year. Apart from Biles, there are multiple other household names in gymnastics that will be performing there. All of them will be representing the U.S. with their sight upon the big prize.

One of the best gymnastics events of the year

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The 2023 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships is going to be a big one like every year. With stupendous competitions and extraordinary performances, this is going to be one of the greatest gymnastics events of the year. Taking place at the Sportpaleis in Antwerp, Belgium, it will start from the 30th of September to the 8th of October 2023. The event is going to be very integral for the gymnasts as it opens the gateway to the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Getting to the Olympics through this event is one of the biggest inspirations for all the gymnasts to nab the win. Most of Simone Biles’ fans cannot wait to see her stand atop the podium once again as she is the 25-time World Championships medalist, and the hopes are on the fact that this time it won’t be any different. Everything about the event has been revealed and now all the fans are waiting to get glued to the website and witness the live event and support the queen.

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Website to stream the 2023 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

Ever since the Artistic World Gymnastics Championships was announced, the gymnastics enthusiasts were eagerly waiting for every little detail to get updated. But the most awaited was where they could witness the live view of the USA team giving phenomenal performances at the championship. It has been made extremely easy for the USA audience to watch the event from the comfort of their home. 

According to USA Gymnastics News, all the spectators in the USA can watch the outstanding ambiance of the event and the magnificent performances in Antwerp live on NBC and Peacock. For the fandom awaiting in the United Kingdoms, BBC holds the rights to broadcast the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. The rest of the audience can witness the championships on the International Gymnastics Federation’s streaming channel: All Gymnastics TV. With this information, the dates and timings, and the entire schedule have been released for the gymnastics world. 

Scheduled dates and timing of the event

The Artistic Gymnastic Championship is taking place in Antwerp for the third time. The very first World Championships was held in 1903 and then it was held again in 2013. Now it is hosting the event for the third time from 30th September to 8th October 2023. It is all set to amass the attention of gymnastics lovers from all over the world with its top-notch athletes and commendable competitions.

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The entire schedule for the events has been released. The 30th of September will begin the event as Men’s Qualification Day 1. The first subdivision will start at 10:00 and will continue till 11:50 with countries like Turkey, Great Britain, Kazakhstan, Brazil, AA8. The second division will start from 12:15 and will continue till 14:05 with some of the competitor countries like Israel, and Japan. The third division will start at 16:00 and will continue till 17:50 with the United States as one of the countries in it and the day will end with Subdivision 4 with countries like Germany and China at 20:05.

The 1st of October will be Men’s Qualifications Day 2 & Women’s Qualifications Day 1. The day will begin at 10:00 and will continue till 20:50 with Women’s Qualification Subdivision 3. Following this day on the 2nd of October will be Women’s Qualification Day 2. This will be starting at 10:00 with Subdivision 4 and will continue until 22:35 with Subdivision 10 as the last event. The 3rd of October will be a very crucial day for the men’s team as it is their finals and the 4th of October is scheduled for the Women’s Team Final.

The 5th and 6th of October are scheduled for Men’s All-Around Final and Women’s All-Around Final respectively. The most exciting days for the spectators will be the 7th and 8th of October as they are scheduled for the finals. 7th October, Finals Day 1 for the 2023 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships will be starting the day with Men’s Floor event and will end with Men’s Rings. And on Day 2, starting with Men’s Vault to Men’s High Bar, one will witness all the exciting events.

Representing the United States

The World Artistic Gymnastic Championships has some of the best-ranked athletes in stock for the competition. Among those, six competitors for men and four competitors for women will grab their spots for the 2024 Paris Olympics. Nine teams in both the men’s and women’s events will be securing their quota for the 2024 Olympics.

The men’s team from China, Japan, and Great Britain and the women’s teams from the USA, Great Britain, and Canada are excluded from qualifying for the Olympics as they have already attained the spots during the 2022 World Championships in England. Simone Biles’ fans cannot wait to see her represent the USA team and bring the medals home. Along with Biles, there are multiple other household names in gymnastics who will be representing the US Team like Shilese Jones, Skye Blakely, Joscelyn Roberson, and Leanne Wong.

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Representing Team USA, the women’s team is eyeing their seventh-straight team title, and the U.S. men are aiming to secure their spots for the 2024 Paris Olympics. The women’s team is planning on holding their ground and defending their title, and this is not going to be difficult with the involvement of the best athletes in it.

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Almost all the gymnasts in the team have secured great titles for themselves in several events, Biles being the 25-time World Championships medalist Simone Biles. Then is Shi Jones the 2023 U.S. bars champion, followed by Skye Blakely with the title of 2020 World team gold medalist. All the players involved are extraordinary with their respective titles.

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The same is true for the men’s team with Olympian Yul Moldauer, floor champion Paul Juda, NCAA medalist Khoi Young, and the two teenage sensations Asher Hong and Fred Richard. The 2023 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships is going to be an extraordinary one with just the right events and just the right athletes all geared up with their eyes on victory.

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Nancy Singh is a US sports writer for EssentiallySports. She is an avid sports enthusiast and comes with a staunch background in content writing and marketing. With her Bachelor’s degree in English, Nancy created a penchant for all things journalism and delved into the world of sports.
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