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Sport Simone Biles wins vault, ties world gymnastics medal record

18:40  12 october  2019
18:40  12 october  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

Simone Biles on brink of history at world championships in Germany

  Simone Biles on brink of history at world championships in Germany Simone Biles on brink of history at world championships in Germany .© Provided by Oath Inc. The gymnastics superstar has a chance to break multiple medal records and write herself into the Code of Points at the world championships this month. (Thomas Kienzle/AFP/Getty Images) The four-time Olympic gold medalist has an opportunity to have herself written into the gymnastics Code of Points forever.

Simone Arianne Biles (born March 14, 1997) is an American artistic gymnast . Biles is the 2016 Olympic individual all-around, vault and floor gold medalist , and balance beam bronze medalist .

American gymnast Simone Biles has made history once again. The win is her fifth world all-around title and her 22nd world medal . PHOTO: Simone Biles performs on the vault in the women's all-around final at the Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, Oct.

STUTTGART, Germany -- Simone Biles is in record form.

Biles won gold on vault Saturday, her 23rd medal at the world gymnastics championships. That ties the record for most world medals, set by Vitaly Scherbo of Belarus – though Scherbo had two more events to collect them.

Fellow American Jade Carey won the silver while Britain’s Ellie Downie was the bronze medalist.

Biles is all but assured of having the worlds medal record to herself by the time the meet ends. She competes on uneven bars later Saturday, and is on the balance beam and floor exercise finals Sunday. She is the reigning world champion on floor and was the silver medalist on bars and bronze medalist on beam last year.

Simone Biles wins fifth women's all-around title at world gymnastics

  Simone Biles wins fifth women's all-around title at world gymnastics It was Simone Biles' 22nd medal at the world championships, putting her just one from the record of Belarus’ Vitaly Scherbo.

Simone Biles performs on the vault in the women's all-around final at the Gymnastics World She is one medal away from tying the record . As of Thursday, Simone Biles is a step closer to being the Biles won her fifth world all-around title by dominating the field at the 2019 World Gymnastics

Simone Biles won a record 21st medal at the world gymnastics championships at Stuttgart, Germany, Tuesday as the United States retained its women’s team all-around title. It was Biles ’s 15th career gold and broke a tie with Russian gymnast Svetlana Khorkina for the most medals overall by

Biles scored a combined 15.399 for her two vaults, more than a half-point ahead of Carey.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Simone Biles wins vault, ties world gymnastics medal record

These three women are young. They're powerful. And they just made history .
Simone Biles. Coco Gauff. Brigid Kosgei. You'll want to remember their names. This trio of female athletes just had quite a weekend. One flipped her way to becoming the most decorated gymnast ever. One served her way to becoming the youngest tennis titlist in 15 years. And one ran really fast for 26.2 miles to smash a world record. Let's celebrate these remarkable young women in their respective sports.Simone Biles just earned more medals than any gymnast -- ever© Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images Simone Biles competes on the balance beam at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships.

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