simone biles

The United States began the Olympics with swimmer Michael Phelps as its flag bearer. When the Olympics end, the mantle will be passed along to another, Simone Biles, who was named as the flag-bearer for the 2016 Olympic closing ceremony.

About Colby Lanham

Colby Lanham is a graduate of Clemson University who, in addition to writing for The Comeback, has written for SI's Campus Rush, Bleacher Report, and Clemson Athletics. He is an alumni of the 2015 Sports Journalism Institute, where he also worked as an editorial intern for He has interests in football, basketball, and various forms of pop culture.