2016 Rio Olympics

2016 Rio Olympics: USA’s Simone Biles takes the gold medal in floor exercises, fourth in Rio 2016

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The American gymnast Simone Biles took his fourth Olympic gold medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics after winning the gold medal in the Women’s floor exercises event, Tuesday at Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

The young talented gymnast showcased a jaw-dropping performance around thousands of spectators all over the world. Simone Biles, scored 15.996, 9.033 for execution to win the gold medal. She surpassed her teammate Aly Raisman who took the silver medal who scored 15.500. Raisman is the defending 2012 London Olympics Champion.

It was the first time that the USA has finished 1-2 in the Olympic individual event, and it brought the U.S. women’s total to nine medals during the meet.

The 16-year-old gymnast from Great Britain, Amy Tinkler won the bronze medal. The USA gymnastics team has now earned 11 medals in this Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, the most ever for the men and women combined.

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Simone Biles has a brilliant floor routine that includes music from the film “Rio” and the Brazilian classic “Mas Que Nada.” She had stuck a third, landed the blind-landing skill named for her, and bounces on two tumbling passes. After her routine, she hugged her longtime coach Aimee Boorman.

Floating in a glittery red, white and blue leotard, Simone Biles spent her 90 seconds of her life showcasing her talent. She doesn’t tumble as much as the fly, the 4 feet, and 8 inches gymnast soared over the white mat as if she was trying to touch the video board three stories above.

The 19-year-old, Biles, got five Olympic medals this Rio Olympics, which four of them are gold. She won the gold medal in the different event such as Women’s vault, Women’s team all-around, Women’s individual all-around, and this Women’s floor exercise. She also won the bronze medal in the Women’s beam. These victories added to her world class record of four national titles and three world titles.

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Simone Biles spent her whole secondary education as a homeschooler and graduated 2015. She verbally committed to UCLA on August 4, 2014, thru her twitter account. She intended to submit for enrollment until after the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. On July 29, 2015, she stated that she would turn professional, losing her NCAA eligibility.

The world class gymnast, Simone Biles, was born in Columbus, Ohio, Unite States of America and currently residing in Spring, Texas also in the USA.

Photo Courtesy: Boaz Guttman/Flickr

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