World Championships: Biles wins world floor gold to enter record books

Nov 04, 2018, 09:07 IST | AFP

The American becomes the first gymnast in three decades to win a medal at each event in which she competed and matches Svetlana Khorkina's women's world record of 20 career world championship medals

World Championships: Biles wins world floor gold to enter record books
Gold medallist Simone Biles (C) from the US poses for a photograph with her medal after the Floor Exercise final during the 2018 FIG Artistic Gymnastics Championships at the Aspire Dome on November 3, 2018 in Doha. Pic/AFP

Simone Biles took her fourth gold medal, and shattered more records, at the world championships in Doha on Saturday as she won the individual floor exercise. The gold was her sixth medal of the week and her 14th world career gold overall.

The American becomes the first gymnast in three decades to win a medal at each event in which she competed and matches Svetlana Khorkina's women's world record of 20 career world championship medals.

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