Photo by Silvia Vatteroni

US Simone Biles has successfully defended her balance beam and floor exercise World titles today in Glasgow.

Biles, who now has fourteen World championships medal - ten of which are gold, has broken Shannon Miller's World record in Glasgow and became the most decorated female or male US gymnast in World championships history.

With fourteen World medals, she is the third most decorated gymnast at World championships. By winning her tenth gold medal today, she has the most gold medals of any female gymnast at World championships beating Russia's Svetlana Khorkina and Romania's Gina Gogean who have nine World medals in their record.

Biles won beam with score 15.358 while she won floor with score 15.800.

Dutch Sanne Wevers won the silver medal on beam by 14.333. This was the first medal for women's Dutch gymnastics at World championships since Suzanne Harmes in 2005.

The bronze medal went to Pauline Schafer of Germany with score 14.133. The last time a female German gymnast won a medal at World championships was in 2011 by Oksana Chusovitina on vault.

European floor champion Ksenia Afanasyeva of Russia won silver on floor while Biles' teammate Maggie Nichols settled for the bronze.

















Via wikipedia

Written by Gigi Khazback Farid


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