Simone Biles is often known for her record-breaking skills and spectacular performances. On Tuesday, she set a new record at the World Turning Championships.
The 22-year-old Biles won her 21st medal and she 15th career gold at the event in Stuttgart, Germany, with the Russian gymnast Svetlana Khorkina for the most single medals overall by a woman at the event break. The US women's gymnastics team won at this event their fifth all-round title in a row.
SIMONE BILES HAPPENS AGAIN WITH FLOOR ROUTINE HISTORY, WINS THE 6TH US TITLE The gymnast Vitaly Scherbo holds the record of all time with 23 medals for men and women.
"I find it really impressive that someone is able to; I think that's me, "said Biles of The Washington Post." I do not have a chance to handle it yet, but I think we'll have a little party tonight – for the team, for the medal count, for the fifth year in a row Episode. "
Every year feels better and better just because we're increasing the legacy," Biles told reporters. "I feel like I never think about records, I just go out and do what I want, which is competing for the country."
The US team scored 172,330 points and beat Russia by 5,801 points and win the seventh consecutive team title at Olympic Games or World Championships.
CLICK TO VISIT THE NEW FOXBUSINESS.COM Points on the vault, the balance beam and the floor at the championships. Biles successfully landed a double-double dismount – consisting of two flips and two twists – on the balance beam. The movement is referred to in the Sports Code of Points as "The Biles".
Biles landed a triple-double during her ground routine on Saturday – a double backflip with three spins. This move will be known as "The Biles II".
In addition to her record-breaking 21 World Championship medals, Biles also has five medals – four gold medals and a bronze medal – from the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Associated Press has contributed to this report.