Did you know Olympic gymnast Simone Biles was sexually assaulted by her physician?

Updated: 18 March, 2020 13:18 IST | Shawn.Dsouza
  • Simone Biles

    Simone Biles is an American professional gymnast, born March 14, 1997. She recently turned 23.

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    Simone Biles is the third most decorated gymnast in the world and America's most decorated gymnast.

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    Simone Biles has a total of 30 Olympic medals and World Championships combined.

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    Simone Biles, billed at 4 ft 8 inches, resides in Texas, United States.

  • Simone Biles

    Simone Biles is a 5-time all-round World Champion (2013–2015, 2018–19), a 5-time World floor exercise champion (2013–2015, 2018–19), a 3-time World balance beam champion (2014–15, 2019), two-time World vault champion (2018–19), and a 6-time United States national all-around champion (2013–2016, 2018–19).

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    Simone Biles was also part of the gymnast American team to win gold at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in 2014, 2015, 2018, and 2019.

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    In August 2017, Simone Biles announced on Instagram that she was dating a fellow gymnast named Stacy Erwin

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    At a young age, Simone's mother could not take care of her and her three siblings and hence they would be in foster care most often.

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    Simone Biles first tried her hand at gymnastics at age 6.

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    After looking after them temporarily since 2000, it was in 2003, that Simone Biles' maternal grandfather officially adopted Simone and her younger sister.

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    Simone Biles began home schooling in 2012 and could manage to improve her training hours to 32 hours per week.

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    At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Simone Biles won four gold medals and 1 bronze medal.

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    Simone Biles has a staggering 19 gold medals all round at the World Championships.

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    Additionally, Simone Biles is also a two time gold medal winner at Pacific Rim Championships.

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    Simone Biles also has two gold medals and one silver at the FIG World Cup.

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    In January 2018, Simone Biles released a shocking statement on Twitter that she was sexually assaulted by her USA gymnast physician Larry Nassar. Six days later, he was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison

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Olympic gymnast and world champion Simone Biles turned 23 on March 14, 2020. Simone Biles is one of the finest athletes in the world today. Besides impressing all with her acrobatics, Simone Biles has had a whirlwind of a career. Take a look. Pictures/ Simone Biles Instagram

First Published: 18 March, 2020 13:03 IST