Meet the 2016 US Women's Olympic Gymnastics Team

PHOTO: Simone Biles, Gabrielle Douglas, Lauren Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman hold their gold medals during the medal ceremony for the artistic gymnastics womens team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Aug. 9, 2016. PlayJulio Cortez/AP Photo
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The U.S. women's gymnastics team has won gold at the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian defended the USA’s gold medal title in the the team all-around.

Meet the team:

Simone Biles

PHOTO: Simone Biles competes on the balance beam during Day 2 of the 2016 U.S. Womens Gymnastics Olympic Trials at SAP Center, July 10, 2016 in San Jose, California. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
Simone Biles competes on the balance beam during Day 2 of the 2016 U.S. Women's Gymnastics Olympic Trials at SAP Center, July 10, 2016 in San Jose, California.

Age: 19

Hometown: Spring, Texas

Biles is a three-time, all-around world champion and is considered by many to be the “greatest female gymnast ever,” according to the Team USA website. In three years, Biles has won 14 world championship medals, 10 of which were gold, putting her at the top of the list for any U.S. athlete in history. At qualifications, Biles won the all-around, earning herself the only automatic qualification spot.

Fun Fact: Biles’s favorite event is vault.

Gabby Douglas

PHOTO: U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas poses at the Olympic media summit on March 7, 2016 in Los Angeles. Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post via Getty Images
U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas poses at the Olympic media summit on March 7, 2016 in Los Angeles.

Age: 20

Hometown: Los Angeles

Douglas began making history in 2012, when she became the first U.S. athlete to win both team and all-around gold medals at the London Olympics. She was also the first black gymnast to win an individual gold medal. Douglas has the potential to be a surprise all-around final competitor and medalist, according to the team’s site.

Fun Fact: Douglas became involved in gymnastics thanks to her older sister, Arielle, who is now a ballroom dancer.

Aly Raisman

PHOTO: Alexandra Raisman competes in the floor exercise during Day 2 of the 2016 U.S. Womens Gymnastics Olympic Trials at SAP Center, July 10, 2016 in San Jose, California. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
Alexandra Raisman competes in the floor exercise during Day 2 of the 2016 U.S. Women's Gymnastics Olympic Trials at SAP Center, July 10, 2016 in San Jose, California.

Age: 22

Hometown: Needham, Massachusetts

Like Douglas, Raisman, too, was a competitor in the 2012 Olympics in London, from which she returned as the most decorated U.S. gymnast, with a gold on floor exercise, a bronze on the balance beam and having contributed to the team gold. Raisman returns at Rio after taking a break following the London Games.

Fun Fact: Raisman began gymnastics at a Mommy & Me class at 18 months old.

Laurie Hernandez

PHOTO: Laurie Hernandez reacts after completing her balance beam routine in the womens gymnastics U.S. Olympic team trials at SAP Center, July 8, 2016 in San Jose, California. Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports via Reuters
Laurie Hernandez reacts after completing her balance beam routine in the women's gymnastics U.S. Olympic team trials at SAP Center, July 8, 2016 in San Jose, California.

Age: 16

Hometown: Old Bridge, New Jersey

As the youngest member of the team, Hernandez is also the only first-year, senior-level gymnast. But she’s already making history. Hernandez is the first Puerto Rican woman to make a U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team. At qualifications, she finished second to Biles in the all-around and won balance beam.

Fun Fact: Her pre-performance ritual includes putting her hand over her belly and taking a deep breath.

Madison Kocian

PHOTO: Madison Kocian during podium training, the day before the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for womens gymnastics in San Jose, California, July 7, 2016. Cal Sport Media via AP Images
Madison Kocian during podium training, the day before the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for women's gymnastics in San Jose, California, July 7, 2016.

Age: 19

Hometown: Dallas

Kocian is an uneven bars specialist and the only event specialist on the team. In 2015, she won the uneven bars world title in a four-way tie for gold. Despite her area of expertise, Kocian is expected to contribute to the other events as well.

Fun fact: Kocian and Raisman roomed together at the Olympic qualifications.

Ashton Locklear, MyKayla Skinner and Ragan Smith will serve as replacement athletes.