Gymnastics at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's balance beam

Women's balance beam
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
VenueHSBC Arena
Date15 August 2016
Competitors13 from 9 nations
Winning score15.466
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s)Sanne Wevers Netherlands
2nd, silver medalist(s)Laurie Hernandez United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Simone Biles United States
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The women's balance beam competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics was held at the HSBC Arena on 15 August.

Competition format

The top 8 qualifiers in the qualification phase (limit two per NOC), based on combined score of each apparatus, advanced to the individual all-around final. The finalists performed on each apparatus again. Qualification scores were then ignored, with only final round scores counting.

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