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.
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