Simone Biles Wins 21st Championship To Become Most Decorated Female Gymnast Of All Time
This past week Simone Biles won her 21st medal and also broke the female record for most world gymnastics championships medals. Simone said “Every year it feels better and better just because we’re adding to the legacy.” “I feel like I never think of records. I just go out there and do what I came to do, which is compete for the country.” This medal is Simone’s 15th career goal.
Simone has now broken the tie with Russian gymnast Svetlana Khorkina the Associated Press reported. Simone is currently two medals away from breaking Vitaly Scherbo’s all-time record of 23 which would give her the most world championships medals of any man or woman.