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Sport Simone Biles sets new all-time record for medals at a World Championships after winning her 24th title in balance beam competition

16:45  13 october  2019
16:45  13 october  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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medals at a World Championships after winning her 24 th title in balance beam competition . The gymnast won her 24 th medal on the balance beam with 15.066 score. It's the fourth victory for Biles , 22 Simone Biles broke the all - time record for most medals by any gymnast at the world

It's the 24 th world championship medal for Biles , breaking a tie on 23 with the Belarusian men's gymnast Vitaly Scherbo. Biles scored 15.066 on the beam after a near-flawless routine, opting for a simpler dismount than the Of her 24 career world medals , 18 are gold, against 12 of 23 for Scherbo.

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Simone Biles broke the all-time record for most medals by any gymnast at the world championships by winning the balance beam competition Sunday.

It's the 24th world championship medal for Biles, breaking a tie on 23 with the Belarusian men's gymnast Vitaly Scherbo.

Biles scored 15.066 on the beam after a near-flawless routine, opting for a simpler dismount than the double-double she performed earlier in the championships.

China took silver and bronze with Liu Tingting on 14.433 and Li Shijia on 14.3, respectively.

Biles scored 15.066 on the beam with a near-perfect performance that stunned the crowd © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Biles scored 15.066 on the beam with a near-perfect performance that stunned the crowd

It's the fourth victory for Biles at these world championships after team gold Tuesday, individual all-around gold Thursday and vault gold Saturday.

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The 🐐 wins GOLD 🥇@ Simone _ Biles wins her fifth world all-around title The win gave Biles her 21st world medal and the female record for most world gymnastics championships medals . Before the competition began, controversy ensued when FIG announced that Biles ' beam dismount

Biles won her first all-around gold medal in Belgium in 2013 and went on to win five more over the last six years. American Morgan Hurd took home gold in Montreal in 2017, a year in Earlier in the week, Biles broke the record for most individual medals overall by a woman at the world championships .

A fifth place on uneven bars Saturday ended Biles' chances of winning a medal in all six events, which she did last year in her comeback world championships after a sabbatical in 2017.

Of her 24 career world medals, 18 are gold, against 12 of 23 for Scherbo.

Earlier, Russia's Nikita Nagornyy won the men's vault for this third gold medal of the championships. He's the first European man to win the vault since 2010.

a screen shot of a man: It's the 24th world championship medal for Biles, who represents United States of America © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited It's the 24th world championship medal for Biles, who represents United States of America

Nagornyy scored an average 14.966 from his two vaults, beating his friend and Russian teammate Artur Dalaloyan into second place. The bronze went to Ukraine's Igor Radivilov.

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Simone Biles sets record for most world gymnastics championship medals . The US gymnast won her 24 th career medal at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships , taking Biles past Belarusian Vitaly Scherbo's career total of A four- time Olympic champion, Biles , 22, holds 18 golds.

Simone Biles breaks medal record at World Championships . The 22-year-old American won balance beam gold to clinch a historic 24 th medal at the global competition in Stuttgart. Though Biles has twice before won the world title on the balance beam , she has struggled to push out the

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