Meet the most decorated gymnast in world championship history

Updated: Oct 14, 2019, 10:10 PM(IST)

Simone Biles on Sunday became the most decorated gymnast in world championship history, winning gold medals in the balance beam and the floor exercise to increase her career medal total in the championships to 25.

International debut at American Cup 2013

She made her international debut at the American cup 2013 as the replacement for Elizabeth Price who withdrew from the competition due to injury. That year, at 16, she earned her first four medals at the world championships in Antwerp, Belgium, including golds in the all-around and the floor exercise.


Celebrity after 2016 Olympic Games

In 2016, Biles’s four gold medals at the 2016 Olympic Games made her an international celebrity.


Sabbatical in 2017

She took a break from gymnastics in the beginning of 2017 for a few months and resumed training in August.


World Championships’ most decorated gymnast

She became the most decorated gymnast in world history on Sunday after winning two gold medals in beam and floor and increasing the total number of medals won in the World Championships to 25 during her career.


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