Olympics: Biles Powers USA To Gymnastics Team Gold

Olympics: Biles powers USA to gymnastics team gold

RIO DE JANEIRO, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 10th Augst,2016) - Simone Biles got her bid for a record five gold medals at the Rio Olympics off to a flying start on Tuesday as the United States defended their women's gymnastics team title.

The five-woman US team -- Biles, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Madison Kocian and Laurie Hernandez -- took the title ahead of Russia with China winning bronze in the Rio Olympic Arena.

The US women become the first team to win back-to-back Olympic golds since Romania in 2000 and 2004. It was their third gold after winning a first in Atlanta 1996.