Sport Simone Biles breaks record by winning 21st medal
Simone Biles' steadying world gymnastics presence can't be overlooked
US women win fifth consecutive team title, giving Simone Biles a record 21st medal at world championships. And she also settled down the team.The U.S. women kept their golden streak intact with a fifth consecutive title at the world championships Tuesday, and it’s largely thanks to Biles’ composure. Well, that and her jaw-dropping talent, which was on full display as she brought down the house with her final floor routine.
The United States women's team won the all-around title Tuesday at the world gymnastics championships in Germany, giving standout Simone Biles a record 21st medal.
Biles now has 15 career gold medals. With Tuesday's team win, she is no longer tied with Russian gymnast Svetlana Khorkina for the most overall medals earned by a woman at the world championships. Vitaly Scherbo holds the record for both men and women, with 23 medals.
The U.S. team defeated second-place Russia by 5.801 points, winning its seventh-straight team title at a world championships or Olympics. Biles, who had the best individual scores for the floor, balance beam, and vault, will compete on Thursday in the individual all-around final. "Every year it feels better and better just because we're adding to the legacy," she said. "I feel like I never think of records. I just go out there and do what I came to do, which is compete for the country."
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Simone Biles wins recording-breaking 21st medal
The U.S. women's team won their fifth straight world gymnastics championship. Simone Biles led the way, winning a record 21st medal. Michelle Miller reports.
Simone Biles Breaks U.S. Women Gymnastics Team Record.*Full Video*
Simone Biles just won her 21st gymnastics world medal, breaking the female record.