Simone Arianne Biles is an American artistic gymnast. Biles is the 2016 Olympic individual all-around, vault and floor gold medalist, and balance-beam bronze medalist. She was part of the gold-medal-winning team dubbed the “Final Five” at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Biles is a four-time world all-around champion (2013–15, 2018), four-time world floor exercise champion (2013–15, 2018), two-time world balance beam champion (2014, 2015), five-time United States national all-around champion (2013–16, 2018), and a member of the gold-medal-winning American teams at the 2014, 2015, and 2018 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. Additionally, she is a four-time world medalist on vault (silver in 2013 and 2014, bronze in 2015, gold in 2018), the 2018 World silver medalist on uneven bars, and the 2013 and 2018 World bronze medalist on balance beam.
Having won a combined total of twenty-five Olympic and World Championship medals, Biles is the most decorated American gymnast. With her win in Rio, Biles became the sixth woman to win an individual all-around title at both the World Championships and the Olympic Games. Biles set an American record for most gold medals in women’s gymnastics at a single Olympic Games (four). Many of her peers as well as the media refer to her as the greatest gymnast ever.
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