Houston's Simone Biles Wins Gymnastics All-Around Gold


She has been a team-first athlete.

"Except for Simone Biles's floor routine". Of course, the current scoring system in place, with an emphasis on difficulty that Biles works to her advantage, has only been in place for three Olympics, including Rio. Perhaps by beginning the conversation with talk about the best in history.

It's yet to be known what Biles will do after Rio-and she still has three individual event finals before that happens-but it would not be surprising to see her take some time off. Before an appreciative crowd Thursday at the Olympic gymnastics arena, she capped off her latest with a floor exercise that included a move that is named after her.

Biles was an incredibly gracious victor, telling ESPN: 'I think I was more proud of Aly [Raisman] getting silver than me gold. And Simone Biles says she won't be compared to anyone else.

"It was a very special moment I'll never ever forget", she said.

"It's incredible to be recognised for all of this success, (but) I'm not the next Usain Bolt or Michael Phelps, I'm the first Simone Biles".

Ryan Murphy struck gold in the 200 meter backstroke In the women's 200-meter backstroke semifinal, more disappointment for defending Olympic champion Missy Franklin, she failed to qualify. Maybe one day Biles will make them reconsider. She's nearly certain to collect another gold medal with the team the overwhelming favorite to win it all. People don't go in thinking they can beat Usain Bolt either.

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This time, the American was all smiles as she stood one step higher than Mustafina on the podium.

"I had to tell her to stop, because I knew I'd start crying".

Following Biles' impressive gold medal win at last night's All-Around at the Olympic Games in Rio, we're sharing key details about her wealth. She is basically unbeatable on the floor, on the vault, and on the beam.

It gets a little trickier after that, if only because of unfortunate timing. She stepped off the podium to a hug from long-time coach Aimee Boorman and then into one from teammate Aly Raisman. Biles is also part of theU.S. Women's Gymnastics team with Aly Raisman, Madison Kocian, Gabby Douglas and Laurie Hernandez. Simone Manuel, that's her name. Those are the culminations of our career.”. "Biles was raised in suburban Houston by her paternal grandfather and his second wife after her own mother struggled with substance abuse problems in Cleveland".

Nevertheless, Biles regained the advantage with a score of 15.433 on beam, before she ended with her best tally, 15.933, on the floor.

According to ESPN.com, "Simone Biles already owned three consecutive world titles and four USA national championships before she arrived in Rio".

"Just because she wins every single competition", Raisman said.