Simone Biles wins 16th world gymnastics title, fifth all-around gold

Biles, 22, earned the 22nd world medal of her career, leaving her just one short of the all-time record, having already won team gold with the USA on Tuesday.

Published: 11th October 2019 12:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th October 2019 12:34 AM   |  A+A-

Simone Biles

US gymnastics superstar Simone Biles. (Photo | AP)

By PTI

STUTTGART: US gymnastics superstar Simone Biles won her 16th world championship gold medal and fifth all-around title in Stuttgart on Thursday.

Biles, 22, earned the 22nd world medal of her career, leaving her just one short of the all-time record, having already won team gold with the USA on Tuesday.

Chinese teenager Tang Xijing, 16, took silver and Angelina Melnikova of Russia claimed bronze in the all-around event.

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