The American broke the record for Russian champion


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American gymnast Simone Bails set a record for number of victories in the individual all-around at the world Championships. She won for the fourth time in his career, according to a Twitter account of the Olympic Committee of the USA.

Bails November 1, won the all-around world championship, which takes place in Doha (Qatar). Also she won in this kind of program at the Championships in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Thus, it surpassed the achievement of the Russian Svetlana Khorkina, who won the all-around three times.

Just on account of Bails 12 gold medals at the world Championships. It is also four times became the Olympic champion at the Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

In September 2016, the hacker group Fancy Bears broke into the database of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) and has published the list of athletes who had been legally dope. Among athletes with therapeutic exception was Balls. She explained that in childhood she was diagnosed with the syndrome of hyperactivity with attention deficit.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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