Biles claims fourth Olympic gold medal

The USA's Simone Biles claimed her fourth gold medal at the Olympic Games in Rio when she won the floor Gymnastic event on Tuesday.

The 19-year-old Biles, who already won the individual all-around, vault and was part of the winning team, claimed first place ahead of US compatriot Aly Raisman while Amy Tinkler of Great Britain took the bronze medal.

Biles did her signature floor move that scored 15.966 points that was comfortably ahead of her competitors.

After also winning a bronze medal on the balance beam, Biles is the fourth American female gymnast to win five medals in a single Olympics.

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