Simone Biles took home a gold medal at the U.S. Classic in Kentucky on Saturday night, further solidifying the fact that she is the best gymnast in the world.
Biles showcased routines on the balance beam, vault, floor, and bars, receiving an overall score of 60.000 while neatly securing her sixth consecutive win at the U.S. Classic, the Associated Press reported.
Per usual, Biles gave a stunning performance in every category she competed in. Her floor routine took centerstage even though a few missteps put her out of bounds. Nevertheless, she delivered a clean and memorable performance that still put her ahead of her competition.
“Today I’m very satisfied, I’m a little sad that I went out of bounds on floor,” Biles said NBC reporters.
Biles other performances were also very impressive, but she told reporters she is working to become even better.
“Overall I think there are some improvements to be made on beam and bars,” she said modestly.
When asked by reporters how much better could she possibly get, she replied,
“I feel like every day in training I kind of amaze myself even more, so we’ll have to see what’s to come.”
Biles arch of excellence shows no sign of ending any time soon. The 22-year-old athlete has earned five Olympic medals, four of which are gold and has 20 world championship medals.
According to Olympic Channel, Biles is only tied with Svetlana Khorkina of Russia for most world championship medals. Biles has 14 gold medals while Khorkina has nine.
Up next Biles will head to the U.S. Nationals in Kansas City, Missouri for her next appearance this year, where she will compete for her sixth U.S. title. Biles is also just one year away from Tokyo 2020 where she will be tested again on the world stage.