Biles golden again, Raisman a strong silver in floor routine final
Four gymnasts went before Simone Biles. By the time she was done it was hard to remember their names.
Biles posted a 15.966 on her floor routine with a performance that was both fluid and electric, another amazing day for the 19-year-old American superstar.
Aly Raisman was by far the second-best competitor, and claimed silver ahead of Great Britain’s Amy Tinkler.
Biles’ fourth gold of the Games came a day after she disappointed, in a sense, by taking bronze on the balance beam (behind teammate Laurie Hernandez)
Raisman went 7th, and no one else had hit 15 yet on the day. She changed that, posting a strong 15.5 to move into second with one gymnast left to perform: Italy’s Vanessa Ferrari, who finished fourth.