Simone Arianne Biles is an American artistic gymnast. With a combined total of 30 Olympic and World Championship medals, Biles is the most decorated American gymnast and the world's third most decorated gymnast, behind Belarus' Vitaly Scherbo and Russia's Larisa Latynina. At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Biles won individual gold medals in all-around, vault and floor; bronze in balance beam; and gold as part of the United States team, dubbed the "Final Five". Biles is a five-time World all-around champion, five-time World floor exercise champion, three-time World balance beam champion, two-time World vault champion, a six-time United States national all-around champion, and a member of the gold-medal-winning American teams at the 2014, 2015, 2018, and 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. Additionally, she is a three-time World silver medalist and a three-time World bronze medalist.
|Full name:||Simone Arianne Biles|
|Born:||March 14, 1997, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.|
|Hometown:||Spring, Texas, U.S.|
|Residence:||Spring, Texas, U.S.|
|Level:||Senior international elite|
|Years on national team:||2012–2016, 2018 – Present (US)|
|Gym:||World Champions Center (current), Bannon's Gymnastix Inc. (2003–2014)|
|Head coach(es):||Laurent Landi|
|Former coach(es):||Aimee Boorman|
|Eponymous skills:||Biles (6.4) (vault): Yurchenko half-on, front layout salto with double twist off, Biles (H) (balance beam): double twisting double tucked salto dismount, Biles (G) (floor exercise): double layout half out, Biles II (J) (floor exercise): triple twisting double tucked salto|
|Twitter:||Simone Biles's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Simone Biles's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Simone Biles's Facebook profile|
About Simone Biles
Gymnast who won four gold medals at the 2016 Olympics in the all-around, team, floor exercise and vault competitions. Through her success at the Olympics and in World Championship events, she has become one of the most decorated gymnasts in U.S. history.
She trained for thirty hours a week while still attending The Redd School. She won her first vault gold medal at the Jr. Visa Championships in 2012.
She won ten gold medals at World Championship events from 2013 to 2015. In 2018, Lifetime made a movie about her titled The Simone Biles Story: Courage To Soar.
She was raised by her grandparents, Ronald and Nellie Biles, as her mother Shannon Biles struggled with substance abuse. She has three siblings: Ronald, Adam and Adria. She began dating fellow gymnast Stacey Ervin in 2017.
She won a silver medal at the 2013 American Cup one year before Jordyn Wieber won gold at the same event.
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