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Sanne Wevers, Olympic balance beam champion, gets beam delivered through home window

Sanne Wevers

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 15: Bronze medalist Simone Biles of USA, gold medalist Sanne Wevers of the Netherlands, silver medalist Lauren Hernandez of USA pose during the medal ceremony for the Women’s Balance Beam on day 10 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Rio Olympic Arena on August 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

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Sanne Wevers, the Olympic balance beam champion from the Netherlands, found a unique way to train on her trademark event without leaving her home.

A beam was delivered through what appeared to be a second-story window. The beam is the Olympic length of five meters, according to Dutch media.

Wevers, a 28-year-old twin, was the only woman to win gold over Simone Biles in a Rio Olympic final. She became the oldest female Olympic gymnastics champion since 1968 with her surprise beam title over Laurie Hernandez and Biles.

Wevers’ best beam finish at the world championships the last three years was seventh in 2018. Biles is the reigning world champion, looking to claim the gold medal that eluded her at the Rio Games.

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