11/3/2018 7:18:23 PM (GMT+3)

Biles enters record books as she wins floor gold

Biles enters record books as she wins floor gold

Doha: Simone Biles of the USA entered into the record books after she won the floor gold at the 48th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships here at the Aspire Dome on Saturday evening. 

The 21-year-old, who returned to action after 2016 Rio Olympics, became the become the first gymnast since the erstwhile Soviet Union's Yelena Shushunova in 1987 to win a medal in every single event at the Worlds.

Biles won the gold with 14.933 points followed by compatriot Morgan Hurd (13.933) and Japan's Mai Murakami (13.866).

In the process, Biles, who earlier won gold medals in All-around, Team and Vault besides a silver in Uneven Bars and bronze in Balance Beam, tied Svetlana Khorkina's all-time high of 20 World Championships medals.