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Biles wins women's all-around title at gymnastics worlds

Xinhua | Updated: 2018-11-02 10:04

From left, silver medalist Mai Murakami of Japan, gold medalist Simone Biles of the US and bronze medalist Morgan Hurd of the US celebrate after the women's all-round final during day eight of the 2018 FIG Artistic Gymnastics Championships at Aspire Dome in Doha, Qatar on Nov 1, 2018. [Photo/VCG]

WASHINGTON - Ameircan star Simone Biles won her fourth world women's all-around title with 57.491 points at the ongoing world gymnastics championships on Thursday.

Japan's Mai Murakami took silver with 55.798 points, while Biles' teammate and defending world all-around champion Morgan Hurd was third with 55.732 points.

With the win, Biles now has four world all-around titles dating back to 2013, and also has a combined 21 Olympic or world medals. The 21-year-old athlete will have four more opportunities to win world titles in Doha, and she'll be the favorite on three of those events.

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