Simone Biles Aims For 21st World Championships Gold Medal

Simone Biles won her 21st world title with all-around gold at the international gymnastics championships in Antwerp, Belgium, after a two-year hiatus.

On Friday, the US gymnast won with 58.399 points, defeating incumbent champion Rebeca Andrade of Brazil (56.766) and with teammate Shilese Jones claiming bronze (56.332).

Biles scored first on three of the four equipment, save uneven bars.

Biles, who won her first all-around global title at 16 in Antwerp a decade ago, has already won 27 world medals, including 21 golds, and guided the US women's team to their seventh consecutive title on Wednesday.

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I swear, I had something in my eye today that I couldn’t get out

But I was emotional because 10 years ago I won my first worlds and now we're back here,” Biles said of her return to Antwerp, Belgium, where she won four medals, including two golds, in 2013.

“After everything I've put in to get back here, to feel comfortable and confident enough to compete means everything to me.”

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