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Spoiler alert: Simone Biles goes for 4th gold medal in Rio

This is your warning if you do not want to find out how U.S. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles did during the floor routine at the Olympics in Rio on Tuesday, do not read the rest of this story.

If you do, read on!

Wow, is really all there is to say. Biles captured her fourth gold medal with a nearly flawless floor routine on Tuesday.

Biles edged teammate Aly Raismann for the gold when she scored a 15.966 on her performance that included her signature move – “The Biles.”

Final standings:

  1. Simone Biles: 15.966
  2. Aly Raisman: 15.500
  3. Amy Tinkler: 14.933
  4. Vanessa Ferrari: 14.766
  5. Wang Yan: 14.666
  6. Erika Fasana: 14.533
  7. Mai Murakami: 14.533
  8. Giulia Steingruber: 11.800

Historic victory

The victory makes Biles the first woman to win four gymnastics golds in a single Olympic Games since Romania’s Ecaterina Szabo in 1984.

She also became the first gymnast to win five medals at the Olympics since Nastia Liukin in 2008 – who had a message of her own for the U.S. superstar.

Reaction to her performance was all over social media Tuesday afternoon.

Biles even got a kiss from one of her favorite celebrities.

 

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