Black History Month: Simone Biles, Gymnast

0 Posted by - June 26, 2019 - Black Culture, BLACK WOMEN, CELEBRITIES, SPORTS
NANNING, CHINA – OCTOBER 12: Gold medalist Simone Biles of United States celebrates during the medal ceremony after Women’s Balance Beam Final on day six of the 45th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at Guangxi Sports Center Stadium on October 12, 2014 in Nanning, China. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

At a mere 18 years old, gymnast Simone Biles is a history maker as the first African American world all-around champion and the first woman to win three consecu­tive world all-around titles. Biles currently stands as the most decorated female gym­nast and holds the record for the most gold medals won by a female gymnast in World Championship history.

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  • John A Mims June 28, 2019 - 12:27 pm

    Simone Biles, being 78 years old makes me proud to have lived long enough to witness your greatness! You “focused”, strived hard, made sacrifices and delayed gratification. You have earned you place in the history books. May this just be your beginning of your journey. Thank you