Five more ladies stamped their tickets to the 2016 Rio Olympics on July 10 as the women's gymnastics Olympic trials came to a close in San Jose, California. The quintet who will represent the nation in Rio de Janeiro next month as the US women's Olympic gymnastics team areworld and national champion and trials winner Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian, and Aly Raisman. Replacement team members include MyKayla Skinner, Ragan Smith, and Ashton Locklear. Here's what happened on night two to helpthe selection committee choosethe newest members of Team USA.

Olympic gymnastics trials day two

Entering the second day of Rio Olympic trials action, Biles held a one-point lead over second-ranked Laurie Hernandez. Biles got off to a brilliant start by posting a 15.550 on her first rotation, the vault. By rotation's end, 2012 Olympic all-around gold medalist Gabby Douglas, who began night two ranked only seventh and in danger of not making the Rio squad, had climbed to fifth, courtesy of her ownvault, which netted her an even 15.

Douglas continued the night by posting a solid 15.250 on the uneven bars, the apparatus that gives the US women the most difficulty, and team coordinatorKarolyi responded with an abbreviated round of applause. But Biles again stepped into the spotlight during the second rotation when she performed a vault that missed a perfect score by a mere tenth of a point (16.200).

By the start of the third rotation, Biles had increased her lead over Hernandez to a formidable 2.9 points and was all-but guaranteed the single automatic spot on the US Olympic gymnastics team. London Games triple medalist Aly Raisman ranked third, with MyKayla Skinner in fourth and Douglas still fifth.

Balance beam errors strike several

All wasn't well for Douglas, though, as history repeated itself and she stepped down from the balance beam moments after Skinner --her toughest competition for an Olympic team spot-- performed her own beam routine with no major issues. The seasoned Olympic veteran rebounded during the fourth rotation, however, smiling as she flipped her way to a 14.550 on floor exercise.

The beam error could've proven disastrous for Dougles, but she was far from the only Olympic team hopeful to fall from the beam on night two: both Madison Kocian, who was locked in a battle for uneven bars specialist with Ashton Locklear, and Biles also took tumbles.

The 2016 Rio Olympics begin Aug. 5.

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