22-year-old Simone Biles has become the first woman to win five all-around titles, after taking the gold medal at the gymnastics world championships in Stuttgart on Thursday.
The victory represents Biles’ 16th gold medal at the worlds, adding to her all-around world titles she won in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2018. Biles scored 14.400 points to finish with an overall score of 58.999.
Biles is now just one short of Belarusian Vitaly Scherbo’s record of 23 medals, which she could surpass at the championships this weekend.
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