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American Biles wins more gymnastics gold

Associated Press

NANNING, China – Simone Biles of the United States capped her dominance at the gymnastics world championships on Sunday, winning gold medals on the balance beam and the floor exercise on the final day of competition.

Biles earned 15.100 points for a solid routine on the beam that opened with a well-controlled double squat turn and included three back handsprings.

Bai Yawen of China won silver with 15.033 points while Aliya Mustafina of Russia claimed bronze with 14.166.

Biles won her fourth gold of the meet with a powerful routine on the floor that received 15.333 points. Larisa Iordache of Romania was second with 14.800 followed by Mustafina with 14.733.

Biles previously won gold medals in the team event and the all-around competition, where she defended the 2013 title won in Antwerp, Belgium.

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