Simone Biles wins record-equalling 23rd world gymnastics medal

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Author 2019-10-12 23:51:00

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STUTTGART (Germany): American gymnastics star Simone Biles equalled the all-time record of 23 medals at world championships with the 17th world title of her career in the vault final on Saturday.

The 22-year-old needs only one more medal from her remaining three finals in Stuttgart to overtake Belarusian male gymnast Vitaly Scherbo.

Biles won her third gold of the week with a winning score of 15.399 points ahead of US team-mate Jade Carey, who finished with silver, while Britain's Ellie Downie took bronze.

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