Simone Biles and Gabby Douglas Take Gold and Silver in World All-Around Competition

Simone Biles, 18, made gymnastics history today as she became the first woman to win three world all-around titles in a row.

NBC Sports reports Biles championed over Gabby Douglas in Glasgow, Scotland at the world championship competition. She had a rocky finish, with mistakes on balance beam and during her floor routine. Still, she prevailed.

Douglas cemented her comeback and placed 2nd, 1.083 points behind Biles. Coming off of a two-year break, she's the first Olympic women's all-around champion to medal at the World all-around competition since 1981.

“I really wanted to prove everyone that my comeback was real," she said. "It wasn’t fake. It wasn’t for the fame.”
On Thursday, Biles broke U.S. records for World all-around titles  and World Championships medals with her 11th.


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