Simone Biles returned to her hometown of Spring on Aug. 5. (Ally Bolender/Community Impact Newspaper)
Members of the Spring-area community lined up in the grass along Rayford Road in Benders Landing in Spring to welcome home gymnasts Simone Biles and Jordan Chiles from the Tokyo Olympics. Community members held signs and cheered as police escorted the athletes down Rayford Road.
Biles brought home a silver medal in the team competition and a bronze in the balance beam. Chiles also won a silver medal in the team competition.
Biles grew up and currently lives in Spring.
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