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Biles near perfect on vault to snare yet another gold for USA

Gymnastics - Artistic - Olympics: Day 9

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 14: Simone Biles of the United States competes in the Women’s Vault Final on Day 9 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 14, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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The summer of Simone is back in gymnastics.

Simone Biles and fellow American Simone Manuel have been two of the stories of the Olympics, and the U.S. gymnast strode back to the forefront on Sunday.

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Or should we say vaulted back to the forefront.

Biles posted a near perfect 15.966 score in the women’s vault final on Sunday, creaming the field en route to her third gold of these Games.

Silver medalist Maria Paseka (Russia) scored a 15.253, while bronze winner Giulia Steingruber (Switzerland) recorded a 15.216.

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