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Simone Biles
U.S. defends women's gymnastics team gold in China
U.S. defends women's gymnastics team gold in China

The United States defended their women's team title at the Gymnastics World Championships on Wednesday with a massive victory margin over hosts China, with Russia claiming third even further behind. Reigning world all-around champion Simone Biles joined Kyla Ross, Alyssa Baumann, Madison Kocian, Ashton Locklear and MyKayla Skinner to score 179.280 points, 6.693 ahead of China. The hosts had claimed the men's team title for the sixth consecutive time on Tuesday. Russia claimed the bronze with 171.462 points at the Guangxi Sports Centre Gymnasium in Nanning, southern China. The U.S. team had started the competition strong, registering the highest total team score and the...