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    Simone Biles Makes History as Top Female Gymnast

    The four-time Olympic champion helped the U.S. snag the team title at the world gymnastics championships in Germany yesterday, giving her 21 career medals — more than any other female gymnast. Yet Biles stayed modest: “I never think of records,” she said after Team USA’s fifth straight international title, a streak that tied Romania’s record from 2001.

    What’s next for Biles? If the 22-year-old Texan can win three more medals during this week’s competition, she’ll surpass Vitaly Scherbo to take the overall record for the most decorated athlete in gymnastics history.

    Read OZY’s Immodest Proposal for equal TV time for men’s and women’s sports.

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