Simone Biles Captures Her Fourth Gold Medal of the Rio Olympics in Floor Exercise

Source: AP
Source: AP

Olympic gymnast Simone Biles just made history — the 19-year-old star clinched her fourth gold medal of the Rio Olympic Games on Tuesday after placing first in the floor exercise, making her the the first American woman gymnast to win four golds at a single Olympic games, ABC News reported. 

Biles has won a total of five medals in Rio: four gold and one bronze. According to the New York Times, Biles nailed her famous move, "the Biles," during Tuesday's floor exercise event and eared a score of 15.966.

Biles' teammate Aly Raisman won silver in the floor exercise.

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